Image of a Tiny Cleaner Shrimp which I found on a Fire Urchin in Alor,Indonesia.These little shrimp have a unique relationship with the urchin which provides them with food & shelter.In return they offer a cleaning service.This little guy was about 3cm & is only seen on Fire Urchins.
© All images copyright MattTworkowski 2008


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  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1almost 6 years ago

    well seen and what a colourful chap! – love how you have even made eye contact! brilliant :)))))

  • salsbells69
    salsbells69almost 6 years ago

    Oh my..your eyes must have lit up when you spotted this little beauty~!! Fantastic capture..i must get there!! Awesome Matt :D

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Tayloralmost 6 years ago

    oh what a lovely capture….Matt it’s gorgeous.. living together in harmony and helping each other out…perfecto!

  • velveteagle
    velveteaglealmost 6 years ago

    These colors and subject matter are amazing.. Great work Matt..

  • Gili Orr
    Gili Orralmost 6 years ago

    Oh, wow! I love your photos and the info pieces, too, Matt.

  • aabzimaging
    aabzimagingalmost 6 years ago

    Wicked shot! Perfect DOF, excellent colours – that’s a winner Matt!

  • Thanks mate,means a lot coming from you,cheers

    – MattTworkowski

  • Leanne Robson
    Leanne Robsonalmost 6 years ago

    What amazing colours.

  • Marcus Grant IPA
    Marcus Grant IPAalmost 6 years ago

    Wonderful Macro shot

  • Stephen Colquitt
    Stephen Colquittalmost 6 years ago

    Even Nev Coleman would be proud of the shot you got of this little guy. Did it take long to find one?

  • MattTworkowski
    MattTworkowskialmost 6 years ago

    Hey mate,got tipped off by dive guide that they could be found on Fire Urchins on a particular dive,searched about 15 before I found him,thanks for the compliment.

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