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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Close-up of Seriatopora spp. coral specifically selected by female S. latimanus to lay their eggs in. The eggs are placed by the female deeply into the coral matrix to keep them safe from reef fishes. One white egg is barely visible in the lower right center of this image.

Maturity: Egg; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: S. pacific, palau

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