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Emperor Shrimp

Periclimenes imperator and Hexabranchus sanguineus


Two emperor shrimps (Periclimenes imperator) on a Spanish Dancer (Hexabranchus sanguineus). The color of the shrimp adjusts to the host animal.


Besides of a Spanish dancer emperor shrimps can also be found on sea cucumbers, feather stars and sea stars.

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Living Colours
Living Colours 7 years ago

Thanks very much!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

I just change it to Arthropods category !

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah !

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Wonderful spot and photo !

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

Very nice..

Living Colours
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Living Colours

Cebu, Philippines

Spotted on Dec 12, 2012
Submitted on May 1, 2013

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