protective coloration

Definitions of protective coloration
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n coloration making an organism less visible or attractive to predators

Types:
aposematic coloration, warning coloration
conspicuous coloration or markings of an animal serving to warn off predators
apatetic coloration
coloring serving as natural camouflage
cryptic coloration
coloring that conceals or disguises an animal's shape
Type of:
coloration, colouration
appearance with regard to color

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