Amazing Xeno on pose

Category: Nature

 

Photo and caption by alex varani

Xenocarcins tuberculatus (common name Xeno crab) is a symbiontic crustacean that only lives on whip corals. Its dimensions are nearly 30-40 mm long. Here in perfect pose for photographer. Please note the living organism on its "nose": may be an anemone or a small nudibranch

Location: Cabilao Island, Philippines

 

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