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Touch-Me-Not Sponge Shrimp Tending Worms

The lumpish Touch-Me-Not sponge, dermaititis-causing and filled with symbiotic polychaete worms, is also home to a seldom seen, always difficult to find, species of tiny shrimp found nowhere else but in these sponges. Here's one doing its thing.

TAGS: Caribbean, Cayman Islands, Diving, Macro, Shrimp

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Denver, Colorado, United States of America
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© William Goodwin.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2017
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 15, 2017, 3:34 p.m.
Camera Make: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Camera Model: E-M1
Focal Length: 60mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f22
ISO: ISO320
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