|INFORMATION PROVIDED WITH THE PHOTO
|date of photo Aug 1, 1979
location Grand Caymans (Grand Cayman (Cayman Islands), Cayman Islands)family Stenopodidaeorder Decapodaclass Malacostracanotes on coralCalAcademy slide # T 47012photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS ANIMAL
Banded Coral Shrimp (ITIS )
View Encyclopedia of Life record for Stenopus hispidusView all photos in CalPhotos of Stenopus hispidus Check Google Images for Stenopus hispidus |
Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
|1. ||Reviewed by Joseph W. Dougherty Dec 25, 2002|
|Action: changed name from "Unknown" to "Stenopus hispidus
| ||"This is a "coral banded shrimp," Stenopus hispidus, but it is lacking the large "arms" and pincers normally seen in this species. These are commonly lost during territorial fights between males and generally grow back at the next molting. This species is pantropical in warm seas.|
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