Four-way association. Hermit crabs were found in associationwith soft corals (red - polyps retracted). Note that the hermit crabis also associated with an episymbiontic anemone - the snail shellprovides home to both animals. 422 meters depth.
Date: 2010 July 11
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, INDEX-SATAL 2010, NOAA/OER
Location: Indonesia, Site K
Subject: Ocean exploration