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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Group photo

Being at sea at night brings many encounters with squids that are foraging for food. When they are mature, they usually hang around in pairs or alone, while the young ones tend to form small groups. In this photo, a group of seven young squids (~5–10 cm) strolling along the reef.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Eilat, Israel
Camera: ILCE-7RM3
Copyright: © Tom Shlesinger