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A giant red shrimp (possibly Aristeomorpha foliacea) hovers just above the sea floor. Though it appears to be walking on the sediment, it is actually swimming. You can see how quickly it can move, courtesy of a playful eel. This shrimp is about 35 to 40 cm in length.

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