Shark Attack Mitigation System Cryptic Wetsuit proficiently hides the diver using disruptive coloration. Similarly, SAMS Warning Wetsuit portrays the diver to be a potentially dangerous food for the carnivore, thereby ensuring safety of the user.
Cuttlefish responded to high-contrast checkerboard squares located on the substrate directly beneath them with weak Disruptive body patterning (i.e., White Square only), but did not respond with Disruptive coloration to checkerboard squares located beyond their immediate 0BL annulus (Fig.
A zebra's brown-and-white stripes are another form of camouflage, called disruptive coloration. Stripes work like an optical illusion to safeguard the animal, letting a zebra meld into its natural habitat on grassy African plains.
Hanlon & Messenger (1996) illustrated six mechanisms of crypsis used by cephalopods: general background resemblance, countershading/concealment of the shadow, disruptive coloration, deceptive resemblance, rarity through 'rapid, neutrally controlled polyphenism, and cryptic behaviour/vigilance.