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Neogonodactylus

Blue-ring mating

In this shot of a male H. lunulata mounted on a female, you can clearly see the hectocotylus inserted into the female' mantle cavity. The male has justed produced a spermatophore and it is in the process of plassing down the third right arm. You can see the crease in the bottom part of the hectocotylus.

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