Venus flower basket sponge with wedding shrimp inside. These shrimp enter the
sponge before reproducing, form mating pairs, and spend the remainder of
their lives entrapped in the sponge.
Image ID: expl8061, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Gulf of Mexico, North
Photo Date: 2012 April 27
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Gulf of Mexico 2012 Expedition
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