Friday, November 14, 2008

Too Pretty to Eat

From the KTBS website:

"A research project begun last summer placed ordinary brown-red Louisiana crawfish in aquaria at the Aquaculture Center. Four months later, more than 60% had turned a vivid blue. Researchers say it may be a form a camouflauge, since the crawfish were in a blue tank. The project was designed to determine whether the amount of light crawfish are exposed to affects their growth. The color change, Delabbio says, was a complete surprise."

These are WAY too pretty to eat!

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