Stop giving me a mouthful! Fish with mouth full of offspring. S.Kovacs/BluePlanetARC

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Pictured:  The yellowhead jawfish with his mouth full of eggs.<br />
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Hey kids, stop giving me a mouthful!  This bright yellow fish is storing hundreds of eggs inside its large, open mouth.  The yellowhead jawfish protects its young from predators by keeping them in its mouth for around a week before releasing them.<br />
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In the meantime the brooding male occasionally emerges from its burrow to aerate the eggs - spitting them out and sucking them back in.  Steven Kovacs managed to capture pictures of the fish at a popular diving spot under the Blue Heron Bridge in Riviera Beach, in the US state of Florida.  SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.<br />
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