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Heptacarpus carinatus   (Smalleye Coastal Shrimp)

Photo of Heptacarpus carinatus  by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2231)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sage Beach, Sitka Sound Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Eelgrass beds
Photo Date Upload Date October 25, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2231
Notes This well-camouflaged shrimp is found in eelgrass beds. The strong hooked spine on abdominal segment 3, long straight rostrum, and relatively small eyes are distinctive. Photo taken with Pentax Optio W10 underwater camera submerged in shallow aquarium.


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