A Colorful Shrimp

Mantis Shrimp

A beautifully colored mantis shrimp, photographed in Njao Gap of Pemba Island. Note the shrimp’s compound eyes, which are made up of tens of thousands of ommatidia. Learn more about the eyes of a mantis shrimp here.

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Living creatively through design and passionate for freediving, Renee is an underwater photographer / videographer and writer at Seaunseen, and a freediving instructor at Desert Divers in Dahab, Egypt.

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