Sheila Foran

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Professor Heidi Dierssen (right) and Ph.D. candidate Brandon Russell (left) use a custom-built dive spectrometer to measure the way light reflects and depolarizes the light from coral reefs in Curacao. (Jeff/Godfrey/UConn Photo)

Hiding in Plain Sight: Camouflage in Open Ocean Fish

A new study of how open ocean fish use polarized light waves shows there’s more to camouflage than meets the eye.