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Alpheus deuteropus Petroglyph shrimp


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lexID:
12537 
AphiaID:
210499 
Scientific:
Alpheus deuteropus 
German:
Petroglyphen- Knallkrebs 
English:
Petroglyph Shrimp 
Category:
Pistol Shrimps 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Alpheidae (Family) > Alpheus (Genus) > deuteropus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Hilgendorf, 1879 
Occurrence:
Indo Pacific, Marschall Islands, Mayotte, Mozambique, Red Sea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan 
Sea depth:
1 - 15 Meter 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 84.2 °F (23°C - 29°C) 
Food:
Algae, Predatory, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Alpheus albatrossae
  • Alpheus amblyonyx
  • Alpheus amirantei
  • Alpheus angulosus
  • Alpheus armillatus
  • Alpheus avarus
  • Alpheus bahamensis
  • Alpheus barbara
  • Alpheus beanii
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-11-06 18:22:26 

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Alpheus deuteropus Hilgendorf, 1879

Alpheus deuteropus, commonly known as The petroglyph shrimp, burrows in lobe corals.

This species interacts with:
Pavona varians Verrill 1864 (lettuce coral)
Porites
Montipora verrucosa (Lamarck 1816)
Astreopora myriophthalma (Lamarck 1816) (Starflower coral)
Acropora

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