Glass Shrimp & Chocolate Chip Sea Star


Relationship: Commensalism

"Glass shrimp, which are almost completely see through, will attach to the chocolate chip sea star and take on its coloration.  This helps the shrimp camouflage itself so it is not eaten by predators."

 

CAC is a program of the Institute for the Study of Human-Animal Relations at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY.