Apr
05
2017
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Creature seed: Torquigener albomaculosus occultarum.

Torquigener albomaculosus occultarum – Google Docs

Torquigener albomaculosus occultarum

 

This particular fish was first ‘discovered’ in 2013,  off of the coast of Japan. Sort of.  In boring, mundane terms it’s a species of pufferfish whose males attract mates by drawing remarkably symmetrical and elaborate patterns in the sand.  Torquigener albomaculosus occultarum will even decorate the pattern with pieces of shell and seafloor debris; it is presumed that all of this is due to the usual blind, aimless iterations of the evolutionary process.

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