Banded Coral Shrimp

Stenopus hispidus

Features

Reddish-brown banded body and claws; slender claws about as long as body; very long, branched, white, filamentous antennae. To 90 mm.

Notes

Common in crevices and under ledges on coral and rocky reefs.

Northern Australia from North West Cape, WA, to southern NSW; Indo-pacific to West Atlantic.

Banded Coral Shrimp, Stenopus hispidus Photo courtesy Ian Banks.

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