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Australian Giant Cuttlefish | by richard ling
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Australian Giant Cuttlefish

Australian Giant Cuttlefish (Sepia apama) displaying red colouration. Shelly Beach, Manly, NSW

 

This sequence of four shots are of the same individual taken a few seconds apart. They show the amazing ability of these animals to change not just the colour but the texture of their skin, at will.

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Taken on May 30, 2009