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Pontonia pinnophylax Fan-shell associated shrimp

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lexID:
1124 
AphiaID:
107637 
Scientific:
Pontonia pinnophylax 
German:
Wächtergarnele Steckmuschelgarnele 
English:
Fan-shell Associated Shrimp 
Category:
Shrimps 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Palaemonidae (Family) > Pontonia (Genus) > pinnophylax (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Otto, ), 1821 
Occurrence:
Adria (the Adriatic Sea), Congo, North Atlantic Ocean, South Atlantic, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Mediterranean Sea 
Sea depth:
4 - 32 Meter 
Temperature:
- 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Living Food, No reliable information available, Plankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Pontonia anachoreta
  • Pontonia ardeae
  • Pontonia ascidicola
  • Pontonia californiensis
  • Pontonia chimaera
  • Pontonia domestica
  • Pontonia flavomaculata
  • Pontonia hurii
  • Pontonia katoi
  • Pontonia longispina
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-05-17 12:12:47 

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Pontonia pinnophylax (Otto, 1821)

Commensal shrimp with Pinna nobilis and Pinna rudis.

Synonymised names:
Alpheus pinnophylax Otto, 1828
Alpheus tyrhenus Risso, 1816
Palaemon pinnophylax Otto, 1821
Pontonia custos Guérin, 1832
Pontonia heterochelis Guérin, 1832
Pontonia parasitica Roux, 1831



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