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Emmperor Shrimp (Periclemes imperator) ,Rding on Sea Cucumber

These shrimp have a commensal relationship with Nudibranchs and Sea Cucumbers, meaning that the shrimp is not a parasite, but benefits from the relationship, while the host does not. They are 3-5 mm in length. Bima Bay, Indonesia

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Tom Munson05-Nov-2010 02:52
Cool shot, Hal! Looks like the diving was fantastic.
Hank Vander Velde04-Nov-2010 22:31
Terrific underwater image Hal.
Guest 04-Nov-2010 20:03
Beautiful color, Hal. Terrific image.