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jugglematt

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hello all
i love cephs as well but from a scuba divers point of view.
thisimage was taken at a site called Bass point in Australia.
we had just enterd the water when a cuttle fish aproached my buddy and tried to take his camera , it just wouldent give up and gut quite close .
we were all laughing which is quite hard under water .

this unusual type of behavior happens during mating season.

ive heard of cuttle fish trying to suck onto someones head!

most of the time the cuttle fish in our area are a bit shy and behave themselves nicley.

regards
matt
 

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jugglematt

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this image was taken at a Sydney dive site .

the giant cuttle fish was quite friendly this time and came over and touched my wifes hand

sorry about the image quality but there was lots of stuff in the water
comments apreciated
regards
matt
 

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Colin

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very nice, and must be such fun to dive with cuttles like that :smile:
 

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You're real lucky to be able to dive with cuttles, maybe one day it'll be my turn :smile: Maybe cameras look like black angry cuttle fish?:roll:
 

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Indeed, you're extraordinarily lucky to get to dive with giant cuttles. Quite lovely beasties. I especially like the one getting friendly with your wife. Did she say what the grip felt like?

Cheers!
 
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erich orser said:
Indeed, you're extraordinarily lucky to get to dive with giant cuttles. Quite lovely beasties. I especially like the one getting friendly with your wife. Did she say what the grip felt like?

Cheers!


I feel as if there is a hidden meaning to that post...but I can't lay a finger on what it is....
 

erich orser

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No, sorry Chrono, this was entirely literal. I honestly, as somebody who wants to raise cuttles in the future, wanted to know what it felt like. I recently spoke to somebody who dove among dosidicius. He told me it hurt, but the ones he dove with were tiny. I want to know if cuttle sucker-teeth have any real bite on human flesh.
 

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