Hamopontonia ?sp.
(possibly a new species)

Presented by Charles & Linda Raabe

Mactan Island, The Philippines
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(File & Specimen - hamo001)

 Dated Collected: 05 August 2008
 Collected by : Charles Raabe
 Location : 26 feet deep commensal on a fungia spp. (coral) on reef wall crest. Marigondon city, The Philippines
 This species host organism : Heliofungia actiniformis  
 Notes :   Were it not for movement catching my eye, I would never have noticed this specimen as it matched the coral's white tipped tentacles.

 Live Colorations
Photo plate by Charles Raabe

  All following photos may not appear as the specimen's live colorations as a magnesium compound was used to "relax" the specimen  possibly altering or enhancing the colorations.
Photo plate by Charles Raabe
Photo plate by Charles Raabe

Photo plate by Charles Raabe

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