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Why does a squid turn white when it dies?

Asked: Denis Kreze, Last Updated:

Squid loses its color instantly from black to white, when he dies. This ability to change color from chromatophores, large pigment cells surrounded by a ring of muscle fibers. The contraction of the muscles that expand the pigmented cell. ... The pigments are then less visible and the animal turned pale.

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