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Mantis Shrimp from Indonesia


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#1 ATJ

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 10:17 PM

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Any ideas what species this might be? The shot was taken on the black sand at a depth of 20 metres at a dive site called "Techno Reef" off Sangeang Island.

I'm guessing it might be Lysiosquilla sp. from the colour, but that's purely a guess.

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 01:15 AM

Looks like a Golden Mantis - lysiosquilloides mapia

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 12:27 PM

Thanks very much, Kaj.