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Occelated Sawblade Shrimp

Tozeuma lanceolatum

Description:

Can be variable in colours from brown, orange, green and yellow. They are easily identified by their slender and elongated body and long beak which is jagged, hence its name - Sawblade. Size up to 5 cm. Occelated Sawblade Shrimp is easily identified from the 2 circles on each side of their body.

Habitat:

Found on rope sponges, algae and sometimes seagrass blades. They feed on parasites, algae and plankton.

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AlbertKang
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AlbertKang

Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on Mar 30, 2016
Submitted on May 13, 2016

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