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Squat lobster of the Twilight Zone living in a soft coral. Photo taken at 80 meters depth. Mayotte

© Gabriel Barathieu / Biosphoto

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Image size: 8176x5451 pixels (27.3"x18.2" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2018-11-25

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On peut remarquer qu’elle possède la même couleur que le corail qui lui fait office d’abri. Il y a donc de fortes chances que cette espèce vive uniquement sur ce corail de la zone crépusculaire.


Wild animal / Crustacean / Decapod / Squat Lobster

Wild animal / Cnidaria / Anthozoan / Coral / Hexacoral / Soft coral / Alcyoniidae

Area / Marine area / Sea bottom

Area / Marine area / Sea / Tropical sea

World sea and ocean / Indian Ocean / Mozambique Channel


Africa / Comoro Islands / Mayotte

Area / Marine area / Reef / Coral reef

Shot / Macrophotography

Shot / Underwater shot

Shot / Overview

Shot / Profile shot

Species / Relation between species / Camouflage

Enumeration / Alone

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Articulata / Arthropoda / Crustacea / Branchiata / Malacostraca / Eumalocostraca / Decapoda / Galatheidae / Galathea

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Radiata / Cnidaria / Anthozoa / Alcyonaria / Alcyonacea

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