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A male Pharaoh Cuttlefish, Sepia pharaonis, maintains close contact with a female, below, to deny competing males an opportunity to mate with her. During such courtship rivalries, males display spectacular, rapidly changing color patterns, probably meant to intimidate their rivals. Richelieu Rock, Thailand, Andaman Sea, Indian Ocean
A male Pharaoh Cuttlefish, Sepia pharaonis, maintains close contact with a female, below, to deny competing males an opportunity to mate with her. During such courtship rivalries, males display spectacular, rapidly changing color patterns, probably meant to intimidate their rivals. Richelieu Rock, Thailand, Andaman Sea, Indian Ocean
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