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Has anyone ever dove with a mirror to instigate fish behavior. I am watching a show on the science channel, and the divers had a 1' x 1' mirror with them. They found a 14" male cuttlefish, and showed the cuttlefish it's reflection (they looked to be in about 30fsw in indonesia). The cuttlefish treated the mirror as another big male, and flashed colors, then attacked the mirror.
Actually the more I think about it, it could be dangerous if you didn't already know the animal behavior patterns. You don't want to be on the marine edition of "when animals attack".
Just wondering if anyone has done this, or seen it done.
btw, if anyone really likes octopi they may want to watch for this show (titled the Mimic Octopus episode of Science of the Deep on the Science Channel)
California Diving News (CDN) just had an article on "entertaining" oneself by placing mirrors in front of territortial fish. Personally I find that kind of intrusive and disruptive interaction to be contrary to the reasons I dive. Your mileage may vary.