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Meet the Stunning Peacock Mantis Shrimp

Occurred on May 20, 2023 / Lembeh Strait, Indonesia

Info from Licensor: Behold the exquisite Peacock Mantis Shrimp, a remarkable creature measuring around 10 cm in length. Unlike its more camouflaged relatives that blend in with their surroundings, this particular mantis shrimp stands out with its vibrant, eye-catching shell. Belonging to the Order Stomatopoda, it is distinctively different from ordinary shrimp and other crustaceans. Armed with a formidable sickle for striking its foes, this species also possesses uniquely fascinating eyes.

Location Lembeh Strait, Indonesia
Occurred not known
Posted By Atsushi Sadaki
Posted On Sep-8-2023