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Heptacarpus stylus   (Stiletto Coastal Shrimp)

Photo of Heptacarpus stylus  by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2236)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location John Brown's Beach, Sitka Sound, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Eelgrass beds, kelp
Photo Date Upload Date October 25, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2236
Notes The elongate body shape and long rostrum help distinguish this species. There is almost always a white stripe running down the middle of the rostrum. This species is often colored to match its habitat. Photo taken with Pentax Optio W10 underwater camera submerged in shallow aquarium.

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