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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Broadclub cuttlefish lays eggs in a coral colony.

A female Broadclub cuttlefish (Sepia latimanus) lays eggs deep inside a colony of fire coral in Komodo National Park, Indonesia. The eggs, which incubate for approximately four weeks before hatching, are placed just out of reach of predators such as butterflyfish and triggerfish.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Indonesia
Camera: Canon EOS 5DS R
Copyright: © Ethan Daniels