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Updated 12:43 PM ET, Thu January 9, 2014
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A green biofluorescent chain catshark (Scyliorhinus retifer) American Museum of Natural History
Researchers discovered a rich diversity of fluorescent patterns and colors in marine fishes, as exemplified here: B) ray (Urobatis jamaicensis), C) sole (Soleichthys heterorhinos), H) false moray eel (Kaupichthys brachychirus), I) Chlopsidae (Kaupichthys nuchalis), J) pipefish (Corythoichthys haematopterus), K) sand stargazer (Gillellus uranidea).
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Pictured here are: D) flathead (Cociella hutchinsi), E) lizardfish (Saurida gracilis), F) frogfish (Antennarius maculatus), L) goby (Eviota sp.), M) Gobiidae (Eviota atriventris), N) surgeonfish (Acanthurus coeruleus, larval)
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A red fluorescing scorpionfish (Scorpaenopsis papuensis) perched on red fluorescing algae at night in the Solomon Islands.
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A triplefin blenny (Enneapterygius sp.) under white light, above, and blue light, below. American Museum of Natural History