Mantis shrimp sits in the opening of its tunnel,
Known to have lightening fast reactions and use their claws to smash the shells of their prey, Manado, North Sulawesi.
Canon G10,1/200th sec @F8 100 iso, Two Inon strobes.
Approx 16mtrs depth


mantis shrimp, shrimp, manado, sulawesi, scuba diving, undarwater


  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedalmost 3 years ago

    What a fascinating world it must be – looking forward to seeing more of your work ☺

  • Elaine123
    Elaine123almost 3 years ago

  • Henry Jager
    Henry Jageralmost 3 years ago

    A well deserved Feature! Congrats :-)

  • Carol Bleasdale
    Carol Bleasdalealmost 3 years ago

    What a super image! Congrats on the Feature!

  • MattTworkowski
    MattTworkowskialmost 3 years ago

    Very nice Peacock Mantis close up Dave

  • Thanks Matt, Much appreciated.
    Just had a look through your portfolio, some cracking stuff in there!
    How I wish I was using a Dslr underwater :-(

    – davediver

  • Elaine123
    Elaine123almost 3 years ago
  • Thanks Elaine, but the link doesn’t work!

    – davediver

  • Elaine123
    Elaine123almost 3 years ago

    HI Dave
    try this link

  • Many thanks :-)

    – davediver

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