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Golden-dotted Ascidian Shrimp

Dactylonia sp

Description:

Small Shrimp, around 1.5 cm in size; whole body is translucent with yellow/golden dots/spots. They are rarely seen as they lives inside Ascidian Tunicates. They only come out from the Tunicate host during night time to feed, hence, they are rarely seen. Probably also an undescribed species.

Habitat:

Lives inside Tunicates.

Notes:

New Organism to Project Noah

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8 Comments

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 3 years ago

Thanks, @triggsturner and @sunnyjosef for your appreciation :)

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 3 years ago

Excellent spotting Albert... Congrats!

triggsturner
triggsturner 3 years ago

Great work again Albert. Congrats on your SOTD.

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 3 years ago

Thanks, @Antonio for your kind comments and appreciation :)

Congrats Albert for another well deserved SOTD :-)

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 3 years ago

Thanks, @Ashley for another Spotting of the Day :)

AshleyT
AshleyT 3 years ago

Congrats Albert, this super unique Shrimp is our Spotting of the Day!

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AlbertKang
AlbertKang 3 years ago

Thanks, @ArgyBee for appreciating this Spotting.
It is crazily special :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 3 years ago

Crazy. :)

AlbertKang
Spotted by
AlbertKang

Batangas, Philippines

Lat: 13.69, Long: 120.89

Spotted on Apr 18, 2016
Submitted on Apr 19, 2016

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