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The birth of flamboyant cuttlefish!

By Leonard Ho - Posted Mar 26, 2012 08:00 AM
We're thrilled to bring you this must-see video of flamboyant cuttlefish hatching in the wild. The footage and video production are absolutely world-class! I guarantee these baby cuttlefish are the most colorful, adorable creatures you'll see all week (maybe year).
The birth of flamboyant cuttlefish!

Baby animals are always cute, but few are as colorful as baby flamboyant cuttlefish!

A Beautiful Life

We recently visited Sulawesi, Indonesia in our Destination Reefs series. We're back again to witness amazing footage of baby flamboyant cuttlefish (Metasepia pfefferi) being born into the world. This beautiful video was filmed by Christian Loader at Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi.

Learn more about flamboyant cuttlefish by reading Richard Ross' fantastic Advanced Aquarist article.

Author: Leonard Ho
Location: Southern California

I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.


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