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Underwater Photo Contest Entry

Taken by: Brian Mayes

Sea Pen Crab (Porcellanella triloba)— Canon G9, 1/320th, ...
Sea Pen Crab (Porcellanella triloba)— Canon G9, 1/320th, ... by Brian Mayes
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Posted: Saturday, June 23, 2012- (6/23/2012 8:31:00 AM)
Category: Macro - not swimming
location: South China Sea Malaysia
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message this message is importantHi Brian,
I really like this photo. Its like the crab is resting in velvet. Great work and worthy of yet another hotshot laugh
Cheers
Christian
 
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message Thanks Christian, the purple sea pen makes a great background, but it is also the home for this crab. It hides between the fronds and even retreats under the sand when the sea pen retracts into the sand.

btw. I'm not allowed anymore hotshots or medals here. I just thought I would share the photo with the members and see which ones still remember me. Starting with you, that makes a total of 1. laugh
 
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