Alpheus richardsoniis commonly referred to as Pistol shrimp, Richardson's Snapping Shrimp, Snapping shrimp. Difficulty in the aquarium:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 11638 AphiaID: 514956 Scientific: Alpheus richardsoni German: Knallkrebs English: Pistol Shrimp, Richardson's Snapping Shrimp, Snapping Shrimp Category: Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Alpheidae (Family) > Alpheus (Genus) > richardsoni (Species) Initial determination: Yaldwyn, 1971 Sea depth: 1 - 30 Meter Size: bis zu 6cm Temperature: 24°C - 28°C Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2018-07-29 13:54:47
Last edit: 2019-10-17 01:04:35
This species has a dark green-brown body with small red spots.
One of its claws larger than the other
Habitat: Estuaries, mangrove swamps, reefs and seaweed areas, where the pistol shrimp burries holes to about 30 cm deep.
Synonym: Alpheus euphrosyne richardsoni Yaldwyn, 1971
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