cuttlefish, as seen on a night dive [159k]

This cuttlefish, about two feet in length,  is staring inquisitively at me as I caught it in the beam of a small spotlight on my strobe. At night, the protective coloration is less useful, so the cuttlefish apparently hasn't made its mind up about what color or texture to assume. This one was seen over a large expanse of white coral sand.

Sepia latimanus

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