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Banded Coral Shrimp

Stenopus hispidus


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


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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