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Caprella sp.
Caprella sp.
Skeleton Shrimp
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0505 0480 (2005-05-06)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Jun 17, 1996
  • latitude 36.60575   longitude -121.88970   max error distance 539 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Floating dock, Monterey Bay (Monterey County, California, US)
  • family Caprellidae
  • order Amphipoda
  • class Malacostraca
  • habitat  Subtidal
  • notes   This female skeleton shrimp is climging to a red alga. She is brooding her young in the red dotted marsupium. Here five juveniles are climbing over their mother.
  • camera   Olympus system for macrophotography
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Skeleton Shrimp (photographer)
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