Predatory Isopod

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Predatory Isopod

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Found this bad guy on my neon goby - so just before I killed it I took some photos (they kill fish so I had to kill it).

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20140501-DSLR_IMG_0003-2.jpg by pwnell, on Flickr
Predator isopod - reef aquarium, 4x, DF

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20140501-DSLR_IMG_0045-2.jpg by pwnell, on Flickr
Predator isopod - reef aquarium, 4x, FLUO-C6

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20140501-DSLR_IMG_0071.jpg by pwnell, on Flickr
Predator isopod - reef aquarium, 4x, POL

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20140501-DSLR_IMG_0100.jpg by pwnell, on Flickr
Predator isopod - reef aquarium, 4x, FLUO-C4

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20140501-DSLR_IMG_0194.jpg by pwnell, on Flickr
Predator isopod - reef aquarium,4x, POL+DF

For comparison how different an organism looks like under transmitted light as opposed to reflected light, the below two pictures were taken with a Canon 1DX + MP-E 65 + 600RT Flash at 3.5:1 and 5:1 magnifications:

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_22P2856.jpg by pwnell, on Flickr
Predator isopod - reef aquarium

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_22P2874.jpg by pwnell, on Flickr
Predator isopod - reef aquarium

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Post by Lothar-Gutjahr »

Hi Waldo,

great fotos from that bad guy ! I love that blue one.

Greetings from Bavarya

Lothar

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Post by Jacek »

great pictures

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Excellent. :smt041

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Excellent images!
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Nice,nice,nice. Great photos.
I love that green one. (Fluo)






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Great works
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Post by _Michal_ »

Excellent photos :D

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Excellent as usual :wink:

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Post by pwnell »

Thanks for the kind words.

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Post by harisA »

Waldo great images.

I Think the third image (tail in polarized light) deserves a 10x trial.

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Excellent!

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Post by Elivood »

Stunning

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Post by pwnell »

harisA wrote:Waldo great images.

I Think the third image (tail in polarized light) deserves a 10x trial.
I tried but he kept on moving. After two hours I was too frustrated.

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Post by Charles Krebs »

Waldo,

All beautiful images! Great (but troublesome !) subject.

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