, Volume 33, Issue 11, pp 1448–1450 | Cite as

Evidence that chromatophores of cephalopods are linked by their muscles

  • Vreni Froesch-Gaetzi
  • D. Froesch


Light microscopy of living skin and electron microscopy confirm the hypothesis that chromatophores of cephalopods are linked horizontally by their muscles. Earlier physiological evidence is discussed and interpreted.


Microscopy Electron Microscopy Light Microscopy Physiological Evidence Living Skin 
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© Experientia 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vreni Froesch-Gaetzi
    • 1
    • 2
  • D. Froesch
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire AragoBanyuls-sur-MerFrance
  2. 2.Sektion ElektronenmikroskopieUniversität UlmUlmFederal Republic of Germany

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