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Crinoid Commensal Shrimp

Periclemenes sp

Description:

Very slim/thin and small Shrimp, less than 1 cm but very well camouflaged on the host Crinoid. They takes the colours of their host Crinoid or Feather Star with colours of yellow/black/white/orange/green/blue/red and more. Pic #1 is super close-up of the Shrimp on the arm of the Crinoid Pic#2 is close-up of the same Shrimp Pic#3 & #4 are to show the whole Crinoid, as its host and how well camouflaged they can be.

Habitat:

Found solely among Crinoids or Feather Stars

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AlbertKang
Spotted by
AlbertKang

Cebu, Philippines

Spotted on Jun 27, 2016
Submitted on Jun 28, 2016

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