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Pandalus goniurus   (Humpy Shrimp)

Photo of Pandalus goniurus  by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #4271)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Auke Bay, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Muddy bottom, around 50 meters
Photo Date March 17, 2004 Upload Date September 19, 2008
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 4271
Notes This is a closeup of the head of the shrimp showing the amphipod, Polycheria species. The amphipod clings to the tail fan when the shrimp is swimming. Most members of the genus Polycheria are commensal in sponges, so this association is unusual.

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