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Cuttlefish

Sepia sp.

Notes:

Spotted in Coral Garden of Sangalaki Island, Berau, East Kalimantan, Indonesia.

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18 Comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

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RendyMoonkies
RendyMoonkies 7 years ago

Halo, mas mbilung
saya rendy sedang mencoba mengumpulkan para noah ranger region indonesia.
jika berkenan saya mohon partisipasinya dan bergabung dalam Grup Project Noah Indonesian Ranger.
silahkan kunjungi FB Group : https://www.facebook.com/groups/indonesi...
terima kasih

auntnance123
auntnance123 10 years ago

If I'm not mistaken this is a broadclub cuttlefish. http://marinebio.org/species.asp?id=1364...

auntnance123
auntnance123 10 years ago

KerryJessicaPaulos, so interesting you mention that special (produced by NOVA, I think), I saw it just last night! 20 million pigment cells wired directly to a big brain that processes visual info to change the cuttlefish's color and shape instantly. Fascinating animals!

Nicholas4
Nicholas4 10 years ago

nice capture of the pigmentation!
Nick

KarenWeaverAmos
KarenWeaverAmos 11 years ago

Beautiful! I would so love to see one of these while diving!

IvaTlapáková
IvaTlapáková 11 years ago

Nádhera

KerryJessicaPaulos
KerryJessicaPaulos 11 years ago

Beautiful! I just love cuttlefish. They are brilliant, creative animals. It is almost unbelievable how closely related they are to snails! If anyone has ever seen the PBS special about them, you can see the fantastic color shows they put on. This photo is amazing :)

peter
peter 11 years ago

Spotting of the day: "Known as the chameleon of the sea, Cuttlefish are known to blend into many backgrounds with ease and can change into colors of gold, green, silver, and blue."
http://facebook.com/projectnoah/posts/11...
http://twitter.com/projectnoah/status/71...

Mbilung
Mbilung 11 years ago

@CynthiaMHori: I was using Canon PowerShot G10 with underwater housing

CynthiaMHori
CynthiaMHori 11 years ago

Peter that is a great idea - If kids are using the site it is important for them to see that the org is still an invert.
Absolutely beautiful photo. I would love to know what camera used. I have never had luck with photos underwater.

peter
peter 11 years ago

We really need a Marine Invertebrate category. It's a shame to have such amazing creatures classified as Other.

Kate & Chris
Kate & Chris 11 years ago

You have really great underwater photos Mbilung. When I first saw them I thought they were taken at an aquarium. :-)

lori.tas
lori.tas 11 years ago

Thank you, a realized after I ask that question in comments that you had already given the location in your notes. Another place to put on my list of places I must see. I recently went to the Great Barrier Reef and had an awesome time.

Mbilung
Mbilung 11 years ago

@lori.tas : The name of the island is Sangalaki. It's in East Kalimantan Province, Indonesia.

lori.tas
lori.tas 11 years ago

Yes, they are invertebrates, as in they do not have spines, but for the purpose of this site, we are classing marine invertebrates as "other".

Yasser did the same re-classification thing to me when I posted a giant clam as an invertebrate.

CynthiaMHori
CynthiaMHori 11 years ago

Class Cephalopoda - cuttlefish are related to squid and therefor invertebrate Not sure why you would change to other

lori.tas
lori.tas 11 years ago

Awsome photo. I've changed the category from "invertebrate" to "other".

What's the name of the island you were diving off of?

Mbilung
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Mbilung

Indonesia

Spotted on Dec 4, 2010
Submitted on Feb 24, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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