5 Rocks

Waving Hand Coral

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Waving Hand Coral (also known as Glove Coral, Pulse Coral, Feather Coral)
Raja Ampat, Indonesia (5 Rocks) – 4/11/2014

Nakedhead Shrimpgoby with Alpheid Shrimp

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Nakedhead Shrimpgoby with Alpheid Shrimp
Raja Ampat, Indonesia (5 Rocks) – 4/11/2014

Brown-Banded Pipefish

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Brown-Banded Pipefish
Raja Ampat, Indonesia (5 Rocks) – 4/11/2014

Ambon Sole

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Ambon Sole
Raja Ampat, Indonesia (5 Rocks) – 4/11/2014

“Undescribed” Mantis Shrimp

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“Undescribed” Mantis Shrimp
Raja Ampat, Indonesia (5 Rocks) – 4/11/2014

Banded Shrimpgoby

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Banded Shrimpgoby
Raja Ampat, Indonesia (5 Rocks) – 4/11/2014

Red-Margin Shrimpgoby with Tiger Snapping Shrimp

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Raja Ampat, Indonesia (5 Rocks) – 4/11/2014

This goby shares a hole with a blind tiger snapping shrimp.  The snapping shrimp maintains the hole in the sand while keeping an antenna on the goby so that when the goby senses danger, they can quickly hide in the hole.

Signal Goby

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Signal Goby (4)

Signal Goby
Raja Ampat, Indonesia (5 Rocks) – 4/11/2014

Dash-Dot Goatfish looking for food

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Dash-Dot Goatfish looking for food
Raja Ampat, Indonesia (5 Rocks) – 4/11/2014

This goatfish is using its barbs on its chin to dig up the sand to find food .

Nocturn Goby

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Signal Goby (2)

Nocturn Goby (middle) with Signal Gobies
Raja Ampat, Indonesia (5 Rocks) – 4/11/2014