Nassau groupers, Epinephelus striatus (Endangered Species) at spawning aggregation dive toward bottom at end of spawning rush, leaving clouds of eggs and sperm (milt) in the water column over them; female at bottom left still has one male stuck to her side, Lighthouse Reef Atoll, Belize, Central America (Caribbean Sea) (#6 in series of 6)


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Image ID: 0035262-DPE

Nassau groupers, Epinephelus striatus (Endangered Species) at spawning aggregation dive toward bottom at end of spawning rush, leaving clouds of eggs and sperm (milt) in the water column over them; female at bottom left still has one male stuck to her side, Lighthouse Reef Atoll, Belize, Central America (Caribbean Sea) (#6 in series of 6)
Credit to: BluePlanetArchive / Doug Perrine

Image dimensions: 3600x5400