Definition of melanophore
: a melanin-containing cell especially of fishes, amphibians, and reptiles
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In this period, glass eels lack color-producing cells such as chromatophores and melanophores, says George Burgess, an ichthyologist at the Florida Museum of Natural History.
This organ contains color-changing cells such as melanophores, which either expand or contract according to the background the fish is trying to match, Burgess says.
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