Walindi New Guinea ... Shrimps by the millions.

Crustacean diversity in these equatorial reef is simply phenomenal. Crustaceans are masters of commensal living. They live in close association with many and varied hosts.

 

shrimpcoralino Shrimp2
Corallinomorph shrimps live amongst corallinomorphs. Our dive guides Digger and Freddy are able to find them and get them out into the open to photograph. The Peacock Shrimp, Periclimnes brevicarpalis has a bright blue face.
shrimp3 Shrimpfeather
This white snapping Shrimp lives on Soft Corals. Feather Star shrimp are very common. Always take the time to inspect Crinoids for symbiotic critters.
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