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Heptacarpus brevirostris   (Stout Coastal Shrimp)

Photo of Heptacarpus brevirostris  by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2232)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sage Beach, Sitka Sound Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Mid to low intertidal zone
Photo Date Upload Date October 25, 2007
Elevation (m)
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2232
Notes This very common shrimp is found in a variety of habitats. This species gets large (for its family!), often 5 cm or so. The rostrum of this species is very short, just barely reaching past eyes.

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