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Starfish Shrimp - Periclimenes soror Mandarin House Reef, Lembeh.<br />
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Starfish Shrimp - Periclimenes soror

Mandarin House Reef, Lembeh.

Periclimenes_soror Mandarin House Reef, Lembeh. Geotagged,Indonesia,Periclimenes soror,Spring,Starfish shrimp

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''Periclimenes soror'', also called the starfish shrimp is a species of shrimp that lives as a symbiont with starfishes.''Periclimenes soror'' is a species of little shrimp with a truncated rostris, and showing a wide variety of coats, but often with a distinctive white stripe or white dots pattern on the back. The rest of the body varies with the host starfish: it is often "a deep purple red" when living on ''Culcita'', ''Protoreaster'' or ''Pentaceraster'', but red with a white dorsal stripe when.. more

Similar species: Ten-footed Crustaceans
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded May 9, 2019. Captured May 30, 2018 11:48 in Unnamed Road, Pasirpanjang, Lembeh Sel., Kota Bitung, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.
  • TG-5
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 18mm