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Postby MOliveira » Mon May 24, 2010 3:50 pm

Last dive I toke some pictures of two Tompot blenny (Parablennius gattorugine), and one of them had some kind of pearl in is mouth.
At first look, I thought it was some physical problem, like decompression, but after while looks more like a spherical object he was grabbing.
It could be food?
My guess is it was a egg. It could be one of their egg, and he (male) was moving it.

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Postby scottg » Mon May 24, 2010 7:11 pm

wow, this is quite interesting.. I wonder what the fish experts have to say!

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