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why is it drilling a hole?

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#1 Luko

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Posted 18 April 2014 - 05:40 AM

Hi there,

A supermacro behavior question...

Got any ideas for what is happening : I have no clue what this Anilao skeleton shrimp is actually doing?

The larger image size shows that it's using its pointed claw to drill a hole into the egg pouch, I don't know whether it's liberating the eggs or looking for a (cannibal?) snack... are these shrimps eggs btw?

Thnks for shedding some light on this scene...

 

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