Lysmata rafais commonly referred to as Peppermint 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.
Very special thanks for the first photo of Lysmata rafa to Dr.Antonio Baeza!
Dr. Baeza discribed Lysamata rafa with his colleague, Dr. Arthur, these two scientists are, as well as Dr. Andrew L. Rhyme, the capacities in the area of shrimp per se.
Lysmata rafa is found in the Gulf of Mexico and at Florida.