Pic o’ the week – mantis shrimp with eggs

Photo by Alessio Viora – Peacock mantis shrimp (Odontodactylus scyllarus) with its eggs,
Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi, Indonesia. April 2005.

Mantis shrimp, often referred to as stomatopods, are a wonder of the natural world. They’re know for remarkable eyesight, speed, and strength. Read more about them on blueboard and on Deep Sea News.