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Alpheus sp. 03 Pistol Shrimp

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6601 
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Scientific:
Alpheus sp. 03 
German:
Knallkrebs 
English:
Pistol Shrimp 
Category:
Pistol Shrimps 
Family tree:
(Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Alpheus (Genus) > sp. 03 (Species) 
Size:
up to 1.97" (5 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Frozen food (small sorts), Mysis, Zooplankton 
Tank:
11 gal (~ 50L) 
Difficulty:
Easy 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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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Last edit:
2014-01-14 11:10:35 

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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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