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A spade while men were at work
A bus that transfers workers to the winter
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Tartan Eyes

Scuba diving at night in Anambas Islands, Indonesia, is like a treasure hunt. At first glance, the reef seems to be devoid of life when most of the larger fish has gone sleep. However, it is also a time when the nocturnal crustaceans and invertebrates come to life. In this picture, a red night shrimp (cinetorhynchus manningi) perches motionlessly on a hard coral. Its eye is made up of hundreds of little eyes, which form an interesting tartan pattern when light is shined on them.

TAGS: Eyes, Indonesia, Macro, Marine, Red, Shrimp, Underwater

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2015
Total Views: 25
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 18, 2017, 3:21 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 100mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f3.2
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Riau Islands, Indonesia