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A tiny Magnificent Cleaner Shrimp, Periclimenes magnificus, appears to be tempting fate by dancing on the nose of a Black-Finned Snake Eel, Ophichthus melanochir. In reality the shrimp is not in danger, since it performs a valuable service to the eel by keeping it free of parasites. Lembeh Strait, N. Sulawesi, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean
A tiny Magnificent Cleaner Shrimp, Periclimenes magnificus, appears to be tempting fate by dancing on the nose of a Black-Finned Snake Eel, Ophichthus melanochir. In reality the shrimp is not in danger, since it performs a valuable service to the eel by keeping it free of parasites. Lembeh Strait, N. Sulawesi, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean
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