Pupperfish: The Stunning Designer

The Nature is a great design of God. One of the most incredible and fascinating designers in nature is the ‘Pupperfish.’The Pupperfish is one of nature’s greatest artists. The design and its designer remained a mystery for the world until recently.

To grab a female’s attention, the male Pupperfish creates something that almost defies belief. Using his flapping fins as the only tool, sand at the ocean bed is ploughed by the fish breaking it up into very fine particles. Shell and other small objects are used by it to decorate the ridges of his creation. The whole creation is a perfectly executed mathematical plan, for executing which the designer(fish) works for 24 hours a day for an entire week without resting. What is amazing is that this entire masterpiece is created by a small fish single-handedly. It is very hard to find something constructed by a fish, so complex and perfect as this.

On the ocean bed a geometric, circular structure measuring roughly 6.5 ft. in diameter is carved precisely from sand consisting of multiple ridges, symmetrically jutting out from the center, it is a masterpiece of an underwater designer, carefully working with his flapping fins as his only tools.

The unlikely artist is known to Japanese as a delicacy, though a potentially poisonous one, it even breaks small shells and uses them to decorate the inner grooves of his design. It has been revealed by observations that this ‘big ring’ served many purposes. Attracted by the grooves and ridges, female puffer fish would find their way along the dark seabed to the male puffer fish, who created the design, to mate and lay eggs in the center of the circle. The more is number of ridges in the circle the more is the probability of mating. The little sea shells are believed to serve as vital nutrients to the eggs as they hatch, and to the newborns.

Claims suggest that the grooves and ridges of the sculpture helped neutralize currents, protect eggs from being tossed around and being exposed to predators.

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