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Starfish shrimp (Periclimenes soror)
Perhentian Islands (Kuala Terenggau), Malaysia. May 2015
Periclimenes soror, also called the starfish shrimp is a species of shrimp that lives as a symbiont with starfishes.Periclimenes soror is a species of little shrimp with a truncated rostris, and showing a wide variety of coats, but often with a distinctive white stripe or white dots pattern on the back. The rest of the body varies with the host starfish: it is often "a deep purple red" when living on Culcita, Protoreaster or Pentaceraster, but red with a white dorsal stripe when living on Acanthaster, and can also be transparent, adults reach up to 15 millimetres long.
F L Y I N G Nudibranch (Teuthida) Dive @ Anilao Photo Hotel
Anilao (Batangas), Philippines. August 2014
Squid are cephalopods of the order Teuthida, which comprises around 304 species. Like all other cephalopods, squid have a distinct head, bilateral symmetry, a mantle, and arms. Squid, like cuttlefish, have eight arms arranged in pairs and two, usually longer, tentacles. Squid are strong swimmers and certain species can "fly" for short distances out of the water.