Pic ‘o the week – Red Bull

A Red Bull (Amphipoda Acanthonotozoma inflatum) in the White Sea.

photo © Alexander Semenov

Says photog Alexander Semenov, “This amphipod crustacean is kinda unique, because of its very bright color, but it lives in the bushes of red algaes usually, so it’s hidden from enemies and carnivores. Acanthonotozoma feeds on bryozoans, destroying their small houses and eating soft parts.”