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Red Claw Cuapetes Shrimp

Periclimenes tenuipes


Up to 1.5 in. (3.5 cm). Translucent yellow with thin red lines on abdomen and red blotch on tail. White lines on red eyes and also white lines on front of head. Red and ornage claws. Carrying egg bundles.


Depth: 10-200 ft. (3-60 m) Distribution: Indo-West Pacific, Australia


Found after retraction of soft fire coral.

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Tagbilaran, Bohol, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 6, 2012
Submitted on Dec 9, 2012

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