Mantis Shrimp | Stomatopoda

Larval mantis shrimps are planktonic and just as fearsome as their parents. They too have strong raptorial appendages and are effective predators, often preying on other larvae.”  -

(Photos by divindk)


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tagged as: mantis shrimp. mantis. shrimp. saltwater. ocean. sea. marine. underwater. undersea. nature. crustacean. Stomatopoda.

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