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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Adult S. sepioidea in distinctive "heads up" attentive posture with ventral stripes. It is hiding amidst numerous soft corals in shallow water. The dark ventral stripes often extend up onto the arms when in this posture. This posture and body pattern is highly cryptic when viewed from a distance.

Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Cayman islands

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