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Photographer: Paul Osmond  (see this users gallery)

This is most likely the the Black Coral Commensal Shrimp (Pontonides unciger) although the species Dasycaris zanzibarica looks almost the same.
Both species are found on the same types of Cirripathes black wire corals such as pictured here.
Image taken on the House Reef in front of the SeaQuest Dive Center site in Moalboal in the province of Cebu, The Philippines.

· Date: Sun August 14, 2005 · Reference ID: /222005-07-16-19-13-00 · Views: 6774 ·
Keywords: crustacean shrimp palaemonidae se southeast asia black coral cirripathes visayas pacific tropical reef


West Indian Sea Egg - Tripneustes ventricosus
Paul Osmond

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