Image of the day: Stylish Zebrafish

Zebrafish, Danio rerio, develop patterns of colorful stripes on their skin thanks to pigmented cells—dark melanophores, orange-gold xanthophores, and iridescent iridophores. 

The Scientist Staff
May 3, 2017

Stripes on Danio rerio skin (left) and a close-up of pigmented cells (right)

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