A male puffer fish and the fragile structure he constructs to attract a mate.

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A male puffer fish and the fragile structure he constructs to attract a mate.

Post by ScubaJess » Tue May 09, 2017 4:11 pm

Hello fellow Divers,

Happy Tuesday!

Have you guys seen this? I thought it was really neat! I'd love to see one of these guys some day! :eric: :popcorn: :luv:

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A tiny Japanese puffer fish creates a grand sand sculpture on the featureless seabed by using his fins to dig furrows. He uses this to attract the attention of passing females.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/zsjfyrd
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Post by Tom Nic » Tue May 09, 2017 5:33 pm

Pretty Amazing....
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Post by Gdog » Wed May 10, 2017 8:31 am

Wow. That is really cool!

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Post by Penopolypants » Wed May 10, 2017 10:34 am

Cool!
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Post by bradmond » Wed May 10, 2017 4:07 pm

I did one of those in my back yard, seems to be working.

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Post by Gdog » Wed May 10, 2017 7:27 pm

bradmond wrote:I did one of those in my back yard, seems to be working.

Photos, Brad, or it never happened

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Post by johndo88 » Thu May 11, 2017 8:12 am

During a safety stop with my wife I drew a tic-tac-toe square in the sand. She wasn't impressed. :)

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Post by Penopolypants » Thu May 11, 2017 9:21 am

bradmond wrote:I did one of those in my back yard, seems to be working.


Ahahah!
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Post by ScubaJess » Thu May 11, 2017 10:20 am

bradmond wrote:I did one of those in my back yard, seems to be working.


LOL Brad you are the best! :)
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Post by theonly_JT » Sun May 14, 2017 9:32 pm

My dad showed me this the other day!! Its incredible how intricate and amazing they are!!
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