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Ultra-black skin helps deep-sea fishes avoid detection

Below 200 meters, where sunlight is only a glimmer, light—in the form of bioluminescence—is still an important way to communicate, find mates, and avoid predation. And in this barely visible light from above and within the twilight zone, new research shows that some deep-sea fish are able to avoid detection by absorbing nearly every photon…

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