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Dotted line Small bubble coral shrimp(Vir philippinensis) <br />
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    comments (7)

  1. Fantastic shot, Andrey! Interesting to see the partial transparency and purple "joints". Posted 8 years ago
    1. Thanks!) Posted 8 years ago
  2. what is this
    Posted 8 years ago, modified 8 years ago
    1. It's a shrimp, as the description says. Posted 8 years ago
  3. Well done! Posted 8 years ago
  4. (no wiki page yet) Posted 7 years ago
  5. Wow, fantastic creature very well taken. Posted 7 years ago

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Small shrimp with transparent body, purple antennae, purple line running down each leg. It is found on bubble coral (Plerogyra sinuosa). First described by A.J. Bruce & A. Svoboda in 1984.

Similar species: Ten-footed Crustaceans
Species identified by WildFlower
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By Andrey Narchuk

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Uploaded Dec 22, 2011. Captured Sep 6, 2009 10:20.
  • Canon EOS 5D
  • f/14.0
  • 1/160s
  • ISO200
  • 100mm