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Argis lar  (Kuro Shrimp)

Photo of Argis lar by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2095)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Gastineau Channel, Juneau, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Gravel bottoms, 15 meters
Photo Date Upload Date October 18, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2095
Notes The close-set eyes and paddle-shaped dactyls (tips) of the last walking legs are distinguishing characters of the genus Argis. Distinguished from other argids by the combination of having only two dorsal carapace spines and paired ridges on 6th abdominal segment not extending posteriorly to form small spines.


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