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Fish cleaning shrimps
Inside this moray's mouth a curious shrimp can be observed, nicknamed fish cleaning shrimp. It consumes ectoparasites and desquamations that are found on the skin of the cleaned species. It seems to be opportunistic, taking advantage of food leftovers found on some predators. Lysmata seticaudata is often found with the moray eel Muraena helena (which can be seen in the photo) with which it has a commensal relationship. This small shrimp feeds on parasites present on the skin, in the respiratory orifices and in the oral cavity of this predator.
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