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Alpheus floridanus

Alpheus floridanusis commonly referred to as Sand Snapping Shrimp. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 100 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Alpheus floridanus (c) by Michael Mrutzek, 2012


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lexID:
4806 
AphiaID:
240707 
Scientific:
Alpheus floridanus 
German:
Sand-Knallkrebs 
English:
Sand Snapping Shrimp 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Alpheidae (Family) > Alpheus (Genus) > floridanus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Kingsley, 1878 
Sea depth:
- 122 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 5cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
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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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-03-23 19:44:22 

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Alpheus floridanus Kingsley, 1878

Habitat: Mud or sandy-mud bottoms; to 122 m depth.

Rostrum very short, only slightly extends beyond eyes; chela of first leg always predominant, large, usually asymmetrical, major first chela up to 6 times as long as broad, minor first chela up to 10 times as long as broad

Alpheus is a genus of snapping shrimp of the family Alpheidae. This genus contains in excess of 250 species, making this the most species-rich genus of shrimp. Like other snapping shrimp, the claws of Alpheus are asymmetrical, with one of the claws enlarged for making a popping noise

Direct children (2):
Subspecies Alpheus floridanus africanus Balss, 1916
Subspecies Alpheus floridanus floridanus Kingsley, 1878

External links

  1. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Überblick Alpheus Arten (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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