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Iridiophore

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An Histochemical and Ultrastructural Analvsis of the Dermal
cases melanophores and iridiophores could be discerned skin just above the iridiophore layer (fig. 2).
Osteichthyes Fish Fins Fins and Movement Caudal fin shapes
iridiophores-contains crystals that reflect light-iridescent, called structural colors . 22. Triggers of Changes of Color.
Unusual cell ultrastructure in ventral epidermis of the African reed
al layers of iridiophore platelets that are arranged paral- lel to the surface and thus cause a high reflection of the. K.E.
Squid- Strange Beasts Squid are invertebrates in the phylum
thousands of special cells, called iridiophores, which reflect iridescent shades of blue, green, pink and gold depending on the species of squid.
Unique system of photoreceptors in sea urchin tube feet
iridiophores, which in fact represent the least photosensitive part of diadematid sea urchin skin (2, 5–7).

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Colour Changes in Rainbowfish
Iridiophores contain highly reflective guanine crystals. The crystals Iridiophores are responsible for the silvery appearance of many pelagic fishes.
New insight into colour changing Neons | News | Practical Fishkeeping
Photo of Iridiophores in Squid Skin
Iridophores in squid are highly angle dependent. This image shows the same iridophore splotches viewed at normal (red) and oblique (blue) viewing angles.
An Histochemical and Ultrastructural Analvsis of the Dermal
cases melanophores and iridiophores could be discerned skin just above the iridiophore layer (fig. 2).
Fish FAQ - Can fishes change colour? - Australian Museum
Feb 9, 2011 Iridiophores contain highly reflective guanine crystals. The crystals act as mirrors, which reflect the colours of the outside environment.

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