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Commensal Sponge Shrimp

Thaumastocaris cf streptopus

Description:

Small shrimp, translucent in colour, usually only found among sponges, particularly sponge tubes. They lives inside the sponge tubes, likely in pairs.

Habitat:

Tropical reefs among sponge tubes.


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AshleyT
AshleyT 2 months ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Batangas, Philippines

Lat: 13.69, Long: 120.84

Spotted on Apr 23, 2018
Submitted on Jun 11, 2018

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