Always First 

Survival of the Fittest: Ocean Stories

Species and Gender Identification: Colors and patterns help in recognizing species and gender for social and breeding purposes.

Reflective Cells: Reflective skin cells help open water fish blend with the surface, evading predators.

Counter-Shading: Darker topsides and lighter undersides camouflage fish from above and below.

Mimicry: Some fish imitate the colors of toxic species for protection.

Camouflage: Fish colors help them blend with their environment, aiding in hiding from predators.