Image of a tiny little Boxer Shrimp which has made its home on an Anemone.They are called Boxer Shrimp because of the way they sway from side to side,almost like a boxer evading a punch,this one was about 20mm.Image taken in Alor,Indonesia
© copyright M.Tworkowski


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  • midzing
    midzingabout 6 years ago

    fantastic detail,,, well done

  • kari
    kariabout 6 years ago

    That is so neat!!!! Great job capturing such a small creature :)

  • salsbells69
    salsbells69about 6 years ago

    The anenomes look like fingertips and this little boxer shrimp like a glass blown ornament ..wonderful detail. Well seen and very well captured.

  • Carla Wick/Jandelle Petters
    Carla Wick/Jan...about 6 years ago

    ohhh my goodness! just knowing the size of this anemone that it’s on? i can imagine just how tiny this almost ethereal fellow is!

  • Stephen Colquitt
    Stephen Colquittabout 6 years ago

    Tiny – congrats Matt on a fantastic macro.

    It also reminds me that I have a picture to upload of one of these guys, I will try to find it.

  • velveteagle
    velveteagleabout 6 years ago

    This is one of the most beautiful things I have ever seen.. Matt you have really outdone yourself here.. This deserves an award.. Wow..

  • Thanks so much mate,what a great thing to say,cheers

    – MattTworkowski

  • Cathy Middleton
    Cathy Middletonabout 6 years ago

    Beautiful shot Matt. This is the second one of these I have seen today on rb, and they’re just delightful. Exceptional work.

  • Thanks so much Cathy

    – MattTworkowski

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Taylorabout 6 years ago

    how adorable, i love their transparency….and love to just watch shrimps in the rockpools, they are fascinating and lightning quick to retreat if they feel the slightest bit threatened, what a great capture…the blue and reds on him really stand out .. gorgeous!

  • Midori Furze
    Midori Furzeabout 6 years ago

    Sooooooooooooo beautiful!!!

  • As always thankyou for your wonderful support :-)

    – MattTworkowski

  • Karen Cougan
    Karen Couganabout 6 years ago

    wow, this is so awesome, to get that close too, well done

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