Hemimysis anomala is capable of changing its
body color from reddish to ivory-yellow to almost transparent with a touch
of ivory-yellow color due to the contraction of its ivory-yellow chromatophores.
Preserved specimens become opaque after preservation.
Photo Credits: NOAA, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
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