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Mating mandarin pair. Look at the back, you will see the ...
Mating mandarin pair. Look at the back, you will see the ... by John M Akar

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Posted: Thursday, January 22, 2009- (1/22/2009 8:44:00 AM)
Category: Macro - not swimming
location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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message this message is importantOMG Its a great shot John, great action shot, I like it very much congratulation! I can imagine how exciting it is to witness a such moment! did you see she was laying eggs while taking the shot? or after? smile
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rave!! The eggs are awesome, John. Way to go! OMG
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message Thank you very much gents.

Sven - I was trying to catch the moment when the male creates a "cloud" but it is always too fast (maybe one day). I didn't notice the eggs until aferwards - it was all too quick at the time

Jim - this was from our dive in Puerta Galera
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