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Eggs In A Basket

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Here’s something that I can only point out. We were able to see this behavior several times in a couple dives. This fish is carrying eggs in its mouth. I have heard male fish do this sometimes. Male or female you decide here. But it kept its mouth open and looked like it had marbles bulging its lower jaw. I was surprised too that the fish kept to its spot and did not give ground as I swam closer to get a picture.

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One response

  1. Lorraine

    African Cichlids a common aquarium fish in the USA also keep their fertilized eggs in their mouth until they hatch.

    February 16, 2015 at 7:20 am

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