What is coloration?

  • (noun): Choice and use of colors (as by an artist).
    Synonyms: colouration
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on coloration:

American Paint Horse Association - Coloration
... What was not understood then is that the overo pattern, found in the Spanish mustang ancestors of the Quarter horse, and sabino pattern, which exists in the Arabian and Thoroughbred, occur as either a gene complex or a recessive gene thus two solid-colored horses could produce a spotted foal if both were carriers ... It is also known now that lethal white is a recessive, and even two solid-colored horses can carry the LWS gene ...
Antennarius Maculatus - Description
... Frogfishes have the capacity to change coloration and pigment pattern in few weeks, average 2 to 5 weeks only ... However, the dominant coloration goes from white to black passing through a whole range of related nuances like cream, pink, yellow,red, brown and also often with dark circular spots and/or with saddles ... characteristic esca (lure), this latter should look like a small fish with a pinkish to brownish coloration ...
Bonytail Chub - Description
... The coloration of Bonytail Chubs is usually dark dorsally and lighter ventrally, however, in very clear waters, they looks almost black all over ... During breeding season, males and females have distinct coloration as well ... bright red-orange lateral bands between their paired fins while females have a more subdued coloration that is described with the males ...
Boletus Bicolor - Varieties - Variety borealis
... The coloration in general is darker the cap can vary from a bright apple red to a dark brick red with maturity, to almost purple in some instances ... The pore surface has a varying coloration of orange red to red and becoming a dull brown red with age ... The bruising coloration is a blue green and the spore print is olive brown ...

More definitions of "coloration":

  • (noun): Appearance with regard to color.
    Example: "Her healthy coloration"
    Synonyms: colouration

Famous quotes containing the word coloration:

    This great kindness pervades Chekhov’s literary work, but it is not a matter of program or of literary message with him, but simply the natural coloration of his talent.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)