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Profile lexID: 11546 Scientific: Heptacarpus stylus German: Garnele English: Stiletto Coastal Shrimp Category: Crevettes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Thoridae (Family) > Heptacarpus (Genus) > stylus (Species) Initial determination: (Stimpson, ), 1864 Occurrence: USA Sea depth: 1 - 279 Meter Size: 2,5 cm - 5,0 cm Temperature: 8°C - 9°C Food: No reliable information available Difficulty: Cold water animal Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2018-05-13 12:08:51
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Heptacarpus stylus (Stimpson, 1864)
Heptacarpus stylus , commonly known as the Stiletto Coastal Shrimp has blue spots on body. Typically kelp colored, bright red, or green.
This shrimp often found on kelp and eel-grass at shallow depths, the body is typically kelp colored, bright red, or green. Heptacarpus stylus is well camouflaged.
Hippolyte esquimaltiana Spence Bate, 1864
Hippolyte stylus Stimpson, 1864
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