'The Egg' - Jameos del Agua, Lanzarote, Spain

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In the volcanic tunnel lies a natural lake of extraordinarily clear waters that houses over a dozen endemic species of great scientific interest, including the famous blind albino crabs (Munidopsis polymorpha) that dot the rocky floor of the lake. The darkness within the grotto causes the lack of pigmentation of this rare specimen unique in the world, whitish in colour and barely one centimetre long. They are known also as "jameitos" and are the symbol of the Jameos del Agua.

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Comments (356)

Arno Muller on June 8, 2014

Intresting perspective, L 331, Best regards

Reichemback14 on June 12, 2014

To my friend:Jan Sognnes,Tågerup, Storstrom, Denmark:That photo friend Jan!Beautiful place!Excellent shot!LIKE!Best wishes from Passo Fundo,south of Brazil.

Jan Sognnes SAVE PAN… on July 30, 2014

Dear Panoramio friends thank you very much for your visit, nice comments, likes and favorites

Greetings from Denmark, Jan

Tim Harsdorf on August 14, 2014

Interesting picture!

::::=UT=:::: on August 14, 2014

Very interesting


Walter.Maurer on September 9



Ebook fotografias on September 16

Love it

whatsapp para pc on September 22

Excelente combinación de la reflexión y el encuadre naturales

mapamundial.co on October 7

Muy buena toma de foto!

Viniliza Vinilos de … on November 26

No muchos conocen la increible y única criatura que habira en esos escasos centímetros de agua marina...

Rainer.Patzig on January 4

Phantastic. L336 + F142.

Greetings Rainer

Paneles Solares on January 23

Whoah. Qué lugar tan hermoso. Me dieron ganas de ir a conocerlo y quedarme allí.

Benenficios de la Ar… on February 9

guau. Es precioso!

k.zacharczuk 11 days ago

Fascinating shot. Beautiful pictures , all of them. I admire !

Wladyslawa Zawierta 7 days ago

WWWWWWWWWOOOOOOOOOOOW is so beautiful view LIKE + FAV. .Greetings from Wladzia from Chicago

tirada de cartas 7 days ago

Me encanta !

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Photo taken in Jameos del Agua, Punta Mujeres, Lanzarote, Las Palmas, Las Palmas, Spain

Photo details

  • Uploaded on February 7, 2013
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Jan Sognnes SAVE PAN…
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
    • Taken on 2013/01/12 16:28:48
    • Exposure: 0.050s (1/20)
    • Focal Length: 14.05mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO1600
    • Exposure Bias: -0.67 EV
    • No flash