In Vanua Lava of the Banks Islands, Torba Province – Northern Vanuatu the Powerful Folklore of the Sea Krait Stripes have Pervaded into All Aspects of the Local Culture such as in these Basket Designs.
Aposematic: Apo from “Away” & Semantic Meaning “Sign” – is a Range of Conspicuous Patterns, Colours, etc., which Act as Warning Signals to Deter Predators. Including Species which Mimic Venomous Creatures to Avoid Detection & Potential Harm. This Pfeffer’s Flamboyant Cuttlefish, (Metasepia pfefferi), Mimics a Poisonous Nudibranch (Chromodoris magnifica) In this Video: Sipadan, Malaysia – Warning colouration of Flamboyant cuttlefish 馬來西亞西巴丹－火焰墨魚警告色
The Striped Pajama Squid is Actually a Venomous Cuttlefish that uses its Stripes to Warn & Deter Potential Predators. Unlike other Cuttlefish it Relies on its Stripped Attire Nearly all the Time, often Mimicking a Seashell. (Sepioloidea lineolata) Video: 2011-10-23 – Seahorse Gardens – Striped Pyjama Squid
As the Result of an Interdisciplinary Collaboration Between the Schools of Experimental Psychology & Biological Sciences Even the Military Have Used This DAZZLE Camouflage to Disrupt the Enemies’ Perception of a Ships Range During WW1 & WW2. Prior to the Invention of Radar & Stealth Composite Materials .
An Example High Contrast Group Camouflage in Action for Juvenile Emperor Snapper out in the Open. (Lutjanus sebae ) Video: All Snappers, All the Time – From BlennyWatcher.com
The Ultimate, the Mimic Octopus knows the Moves! (Thaumoctopus mimicus) Video: Most intelligent Mimic Octopus in the world (with sub)