Mr. Clean

No more than an inch long, the Spotted Cleaner Shrimp hiding among the arms of the giant caribbean anemone performs a vital service on the reef. It emerges from the protection of the anemone to clean parasites from fish that stop by for this service. I photographed this shrimp as it emerged to see if I wanted a cleaning! ...maybe worth a LARGER look. Periclimenes yucatanicus - Harry's Hole Reef, Soto, Cura├žao Netherland Antilles Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX macro lens behind an Ikelite flat port
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