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Whip Coral Shrimp

Pontonides unciger

Description:

This tiny sized Whip Coral Shrimp - Pontonides unciger is less than 1 cm in size on its host, the whip coral. At the same time, a juvenile trumpet fish was 'camouflaging' by the side of the Whip Coral which also has a Crinoid clinging to it. It may looks like the Trumpet Fish is eyeing the Shrimp for food, but it is unlikely to get i for food as it is too small for it to bother, so the Shrimp is safe.

Habitat:

Tropical reef

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4 Comments

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 2 years ago

Thanks, @Daniele :)

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 2 years ago

So much happening in one picture! Great shot and story Albert :-)

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 2 years ago

Thanks, @Lauren for your appreciation :)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 2 years ago

Very cool Albert!

AlbertKang
Spotted by
AlbertKang

Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on Jul 29, 2018
Submitted on Aug 22, 2018

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