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This sequence of images of the pair approaching and mating was taken over a period of 2.5 mins.


Fjordia lineata (Loven, 1846)

10 August, 2003
Rubh' aird Phlacaig, Lch Etive on the west coast.
Water temperature 12deg C at 12 metres, a pair approx 50mm and 35mm long mating.
Olympus C2020Z in PT-010 housing with Nikonos 105 flash.

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