Giant Morays and Cleaner Shrimp        

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One of this pair of giant moray eels (Gymnothorax javanicus) allows itself to be freed of parasites and infected skin by a skunk cleaner shrimp (Lysmata amboinensis). Note also the Durban dancing shrimps (Rhynchocinetes durbanensis) around the edge of the frame.

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Nick Hope