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Flamboyant Cuttlefish This Flamboyant Cuttlefish - Metasepia pfefferi is small in size, around 6cm and is likely already adult.<br />
They are most likely the most colourful/beautiful of all Cuttlefishes, with the ability to change its colours especieally to bright yellow with pink and as they move around on the sandy bottom, they flashes colours from the head to the tail.<br />
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This is a picture of the same Flamboyant Cuttlefish, resting on the sandy bottom :<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/46912/camouflaged_flamboyant_cuttlefish.html" title="Camouflaged Flamboyant Cuttlefish"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2994/46912_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1678320010&Signature=L3nHFRaouvu0rvxeZ%2BzU3%2BB%2FO4k%3D" width="200" height="150" alt="Camouflaged Flamboyant Cuttlefish This is the same Flamboyant Cuttlefish as previous Spotting, when it was at rest at the sandy bottom.<br />
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This is the picture of the same Flamboyant Cuttlefish when it was moving around :<br />
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Flamboyant Cuttlefish

This Flamboyant Cuttlefish - Metasepia pfefferi is small in size, around 6cm and is likely already adult.
They are most likely the most colourful/beautiful of all Cuttlefishes, with the ability to change its colours especieally to bright yellow with pink and as they move around on the sandy bottom, they flashes colours from the head to the tail.

This is a picture of the same Flamboyant Cuttlefish, resting on the sandy bottom :

Camouflaged Flamboyant Cuttlefish This is the same Flamboyant Cuttlefish as previous Spotting, when it was at rest at the sandy bottom.<br />
<br />
This is the picture of the same Flamboyant Cuttlefish when it was moving around :<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/46612/flamboyant_cuttlefish.html Cuttlefish,Fall,Geotagged,Malaysia,Metasepia pfefferi,Pfeffer's flamboyant cuttlefish,Sabah

    comments (3)

  1. Stunning little critter! Posted one year ago
    1. Indeed, the colours on their tentacles looks like an Orchid :D Posted one year ago
      1. Absolutely right! Posted one year ago

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"Metasepia pfefferi", also known as the flamboyant cuttlefish, is a species of cuttlefish occurring in tropical Indo-Pacific waters off northern Australia, southern New Guinea, as well as numerous islands of the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia. The flesh of this colorful cephalopod contains unique acids, making it unsuitable for consumption.

Similar species: Cuddlefish
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Nov 17, 2016. Captured Nov 16, 2016 14:38 in Unnamed Road, Sabah, Malaysia.
  • TG-4
  • f/6.3
  • 1/400s
  • ISO160
  • 18mm