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LiveScience.com - Fish Uses Chemical Cloaking to Hide from Prey

An odd little freshwater fish may be using the chemical equivalent of visual camouflage to mask its smell and hide in plain sight, a new study finds.

“Lots of organisms may be modifying their chemical signals, just like lots of organisms modify their visual signal. It opens up this whole new way of looking at the world,” said study coauthor William Resetarits, a biologist at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.

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