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Alpheus heterochaelis Alpheus heterochaelis

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lexID:
3854 
AphiaID:
158348 
Scientific:
Alpheus heterochaelis 
German:
Knallkrebs 
English:
Alpheus Heterochaelis 
Category:
Pistol Shrimps 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Alpheidae (Family) > Alpheus (Genus) > heterochaelis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Say, 1818 
Occurrence:
Gulf of Mexico, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Size:
1.18" - 2.17" (3cm - 5.5cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Mysis, Schrimps, Shrimps, Zooplankton 
Tank:
22 gal (~ 100L) 
Difficulty:
Easy 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
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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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2011-09-30 09:02:37 

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Alpheus heterochaelis Say, 1818

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

Classification:
Crustacea (Subphylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Caridea (Infraorder) > Alpheoidea (Superfamily) > Alpheidae (Family) > Alpheus (Genus)

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  1. Übersicht Alpheus Arten

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