Luzon Island, Philippines
This tiny creature (the hole is about 1/4 inch wide) is actually a crab, but is commonly known as a squat lobster because of it's long chelipeds (arms). I had to be very still to get this shot-- these creatures are easily frightened, and the only way to get a good image is to keep the scuba bubbles to a minimum and be patient.
Jeffrey N. Jeffords (photographer; copyright holder; identification)
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