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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Lateral view of mating pair of S. sepioidea with male below and female above. Female is in white "pied" pattern. Courtship behavior in this species involves much swimming in close proximity. When males swim beneath females they often assume the pied pattern and swim upward.

Maturity: Adults; Sex: Male, female; 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