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Betaeus setosus   (Fuzy Hooded Shrimp)

Photo of Betaeus setosus  by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2075)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sitka Sound, SE Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Under rocks
Photo Date Upload Date October 18, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2075
Notes This small transparent shrimp is commonly found in male female pairs that are associated with the thick-clawed porcelain crab Pachycheles rudis. Similar to Betaeus harrimani, the sparse but distinct hairs (setae = setosus), the very wide claw, and the notch between the eyes are distinctive

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