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Flamboyant Cuttlefish

Metasepia pfefferi

Description:

Relatively small compared to other cuttlefish and adults will "walk" on the sandy bottom using modified arms and mantle flaps. Watching a flamboyant cuttlefish is such a great experience. It displays vibrant colors and because it has toxic flesh to protect it from predators you can get close and observe them easily...if you can find them.

Habitat:

Sandy bottoms around coral reefs.

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andreweleighton
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andreweleighton

Negros Oriental, Philippines

Spotted on Jun 14, 2016
Submitted on Mar 28, 2017

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