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Heptacarpus sitchensis   (Sitka Coastal Shrimp)

Photo of Heptacarpus sitchensis  by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2235)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sage Beach, Sitka Sound Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Eelgrass beds, kelp
Photo Date Upload Date October 25, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2235
Notes This variable species is distinguished by the rows of dark lines on the side of the carapace. The abdomen is commonly green, but may be another color or transparent. Photo taken with Pentax Optio W10 underwater camera submerged in shallow aquarium.

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