Bumblebee Shrimp / Hummelgarnele

(Gnathophyllum americanum)

Bumblebee shrimp - Garnele

The size of this shrimp is only about 1cm. Since it can hide very fast we found it only on nightdives on sponges. This shrimp eats the feet (ambulacral feet) of sea urchins and sea stars.

House reef Dauin, Negros, Philippines 2000

Taken with a Sea and Sea Motomarine II EX , 1:2 lens, F 22

. Copyright Teresa Zubi