Some fish have "sexy" mustaches

by JGordon on Jun. 28th, 2010

It was working: until my 'stache fell off. AGAIN!
It was working: until my 'stache fell off. AGAIN!Courtesy JGordon
Male Mexican molly fish grow "sexy mustaches" to attract female fish. Me too.

I hate to lead the fish on, but sometimes I can't help myself.

Your Comments, Thoughts, Questions, Ideas

Thor's picture
Thor says:

Saw a show on PBS last night that showed cuttlefish with rippling neon-like lights flashing over their skin as they were trying to mesmerize their prey. Pretty wild stuff. Here's a link to a clip.

posted on Tue, 06/29/2010 - 9:52am
Liza's picture
Liza says:

Yes! We have that show on DVD, and my kids love, love, love to watch that part. That, and the cuttlefish sneaking up on and eating crabs. Such bizarre animals.

Not as bizarre as JGordon's "mustache," though.

posted on Tue, 06/29/2010 - 9:58am
JGordon's picture
JGordon says:

Bizarre?! Try "magnetic"!

posted on Tue, 06/29/2010 - 10:08am
Shana's picture
Shana says:


posted on Tue, 06/29/2010 - 2:58pm

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