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Harlequin shrimp: tiny, tough reef predators

This pair of harlequin shrimp, Hymenocera elegans, are feeding on a portion of a sea star in their Ocean Oddities exhibit. As an obligate feeder, this tropical shrimp preys exclusively on sea stars (although some observers note that they may more »

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2011 Hawaii Collecting Trip, Final Phases

The work doesn’t end once the newly collected fish are packed up and shipped back to Seattle from Honolulu. The boxes are picked up at the air cargo facility near Sea-Tac airport and driven back to the Aquarium. Once the more »

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