Lysmata pederseniis commonly referred to as Pedersen's 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.
The offspring of Lysmata pederseni are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Lysmata pederseni, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Lysmata pederseni, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Rhyne & Lin, 2006
Lysmata pederseni is a species of saltwater shrimp first classified as Lysmata wurdemanni. It is found in shallow waters of the Atlantic Ocean, and can be distinguished by its coloration pattern and its association with tube sponges.
Lysmata perderseni can be found in the Azure Vase Sponge, Callyspongia plicifera.