06 July 2012

MADE IN THE OCEAN: SHRIMPS

Crazy crustacean design.
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Cleaner shrimp (Lysmata amboinensis). Credit: Lonnie Huffman via Wikimedia Commons.


Fire shrimp (Lysmata debelius). Credit: Haplochromis via Wikimedia Commons.

Armed nylon shrimp (Heterocarpus ensifer). Credit: NOAA Ocean Explorer.

Snow-capped shrimp (Periclimenes venustus). Credit: Richard Ling via Flickr.

Harlequin shrimp (Hymenocera picta). Credit: Chad Ordelheide via Wikimedia Commons.

Unidentified shrimp. Credit: David Burdick / NOAA via Flickr.


Pederson's clearner shrimp (Periclimenes pedersoni). Credit: Becky A. Dayhuff / NOAA via Flickr.

Sea star shrimp (Periclimenes soror). Credit: Richard Ling via Flickr.

Pregnant anemone shrimp. Credit: rtonyr via Flickr.


Pederson's cleaner shrimp (Periclimenes pedersoni). Credit:
LASZLO ILYES via Wikimedia Commons

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