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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Courting pair of mature S. pharaonis with the larger male above and the female visible behind the outstretched arms of the male. This is a typical mate-guarding behavior of males especially when females are actively laying eggs. Body patterning is much more dramatic in the male than in the female.

Maturity: Adults; Sex: Male, female; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Gulf of thailand, w. pacific

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