11-01-01_ Waving (Flamboyant Cuttlefish) _IMG_0311.jpg
We came across a number of flamboyant cuttlefish in the sand along the bottom of the Lembeh Strait. The flamboyant cuttlefish ("Pfeffer's Flamboyant Cuttlefish," <em>Metasepia pfefferi</em>) is so named for the bright coloration it may adopt when approached. This is a very small beastie; the ones we saw were between two and four inches (say, about 5 to 10 cm) long, including tentacles. Normally its coloration is very drab -- dull shades of brown, looking like...
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