• There were several more on the same coral head, but I could not frame more than one at a time.

Tiny Cleaner Shrimp

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This Pederson cleaner shrimp was difficult to get in focus because it felt compelled to climb onto the camera lens. A small group of them were scattered atop some brain coral and every time I came in for a shot, they'd creep closer to the lens.

Grote Knip, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles

mahsa saffaripour, asim abiad, and 9 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. BJSmit 48 months ago | reply

    that would make a great desktop on your computer !

  2. Nick Hobgood 48 months ago | reply

    Great color and nice shot. They are hard to take as they flit around like underwater fairies.

  3. HIWalkerPhoto 47 months ago | reply

    MACRO -Nature's Gifts
    TO: You
    FROM: MACRO -Nature's Gifts

  4. ju_guimaraes 34 months ago | reply

    Amazing macro!

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