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seahorses ~ so magnificent! so fragile! so endangered by tourist industry! we must protect all nature's majestic creatures! they're too precious to abuse & lose!!! this brilliant blue beauty residing in our oceans ~ so deep, home to beauty we don't even yet know!!!
Peacock Shrimp: he peacock mantis shrimp, Odontodactylus scyllarus, also known as the harlequin mantis shrimp or painted mantis shrimp, is a large mantis shrimp native to the Indo-Pacific from Guam to East Africa. O. scyllarus is one of the larger, more colorful mantis shrimps commonly seen, ranging in size from 1.2 to 7.1 in. They are primarily green in color, with orange legs and leopard-like spots on the anterior carapace.