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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Two male Loligo plei in a dramatic agonistic bout for supremacy among the resident males in this laboratory tank. Note that the brilliant red flame markings are only displayed unilaterally on the side of the squid facing its opponent. These bouts often include violent body contact and fin beating. However they do not typically result in any physical injury.

Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico, texas

Creator: 
Roger Hanlon
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith