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A female Pharaoh Cuttlefish, Sepia pharaonis, reaches into a crevice to deposit eggs while 3 males compete for the chance 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
A female Pharaoh Cuttlefish, Sepia pharaonis, reaches into a crevice to deposit eggs while 3 males compete for the chance 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
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