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Cuttlefish at night

Cuttlefish at night
: Margo Cavis (margocavis) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 48] (172)
: Animals
: 2007-12
: Molluscs
: Olympus C-5060WZ
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
: under and above the seas and lakes [view contributor(s)]
: 2008-01-21 12:10
: 9273
: 2
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I took this photo during a night dive while on a Live-a-Board on the Great Barrier Reef.

Recent studies indicate that cuttlefish are among the most intelligent invertebrate species. Cuttlefish have an internal shell (cuttlebone), large W shaped eyes, and eight arms and two tentacles furnished with suckers, with which they secure their prey.

There are over 120 species of cuttlefish currently recognized - grouped into 5 genera.

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Dear Margo
I have seen many cuttle fish, but nothing as spectacular as the one in your photo.
The notes are very interesting, thank you and I add your work to my theme "under and above the seas and lakes"

Best wishes

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