Peacock Mantis Shrimp, Banda Islands, Indonesia

Peacock Mantis Shrimp, Banda Islands, Indonesia
Peacock Mantis Shrimp, Banda Islands, Indonesia – image © Chris Mitchell

You’ve never had a bad dive if you’ve spotted a mantis shrimp – either scurrying at lightning speed back to its lair or putting on a threat display from its hideyhole. This shot was taken at one of the Banda Islands’ many fascinating dive sites (Banda Islands, 2009)



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