Cebu, Philippines

April 2012


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Christmas tree worm

FM2-077 undertermined crinoid commensal shrimp, family Palemonidae
undertermined crinoid commensal shrimp


FM2-079 2 Stargazers, Uranoscopus sulphureus

FM2-080 Stargazer, Uranoscopus sulphureus
Stargazer 1
Painted brittle star
FM2-082 Platylambrus validus
Aulacolambrus hoplonotus
FM2-083 Convex crab, Carpilius convexus
Convex crab
FM2-084 Goram dragonet, Diplogrammus xenicus
Goram dragonet
FM2-085 Bubble coral shrimp, Vir philippinensis
Bubble coral shrimp

FM2-086 Dragon shrimp, Miropandalus hardingi
Dragon shrimp 2

FM2-087 Green turtle, Chelonia mydas 1
Green turtle

FM2-088 Spotted peduncle wrasse or Aregus wrasse, Halichoeres argus
Spotted peduncle wrasse
or Aregus wrasse

FM2-089 Pentaceraster sp
Pentaceraster sp.

FM2-090 decorator crab Camposcia retusa
decorator crab

FM2-091 Pearl bubble coral, Physogyra lichtensteini
Pearl bubble coral

FM2-092 Longsnout flathead, Thysanophrys chiltonae, eye
Longsnout flathead

FM2-093 Wolf's or Star sucker pygmy octopus, Octopus wolfi 1
Wolf’s or Star sucker pygmy octopus

FM2-094 Goldenstriped soapfish, Grammistes sexlineatus
Goldenstriped soapfish

FM2-095 undetermined hart cockle, Acrosterigma sp. maybe A. simplex
undetermined hart cockle

FM2-096 Stargazer, Uranoscopus sulphureus
Stargazer 2

Ridged egg cowry

FM2-098 sand collar or egg casing Family Naticidae
sand collar or egg casing Family Naticidae

FM2-099 Dark knee hermit crab, Dardanus lagopodes
Dark knee hermit crab

FM2-100 Zigzag wrasse, Halichoeres scapularis and Orange-dashed goby, Valenciennea puellaris
Zigzag wrasse and
Orange-dashed goby

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special thanks to the Magic Island team

all pictures made by Rokus Groeneveld
Nikon D200 with 60mm macro in Subal ND20 housing
Strobes: Subtronic Mega Color and Subtronic Midi