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Peeping Peacock Mantis Shrimp

Occurred on May 20, 2023 / Lembeh, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Info from Licensor: "A Peacock mantis shrimp poked its head out. The eyes of the mantis shrimp have a special structure, and their movements are also mysterious.
While humans distinguish colors based on three primary colors, the mantis shrimp can distinguish 12 primary colors. Mantis shrimp can see everything from ultraviolet to infrared rays and can see circularly polarized light, which other organisms cannot. What do they see? According to recent research, Mantis shrimp cannot distinguish the combination of the information of the 12 primary colors."

Location Lembeh, Sulawesi, Indonesia
Occurred not known
Posted By Atsushi Sadaki
Posted On Dec-28-2023


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