Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Emperor Shrimp

Periclimenes imperator and Hexabranchus sanguineus

Description:

Two emperor shrimps (Periclimenes imperator) on a Spanish Dancer (Hexabranchus sanguineus). The color of the shrimp adjusts to the host animal.

Habitat:

Besides of a Spanish dancer emperor shrimps can also be found on sea cucumbers, feather stars and sea stars.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

5 Comments

Living Colours
Living Colours 8 years ago

Thanks very much!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

I just change it to Arthropods category !

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah !

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Wonderful spot and photo !

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 8 years ago

Very nice..

Living Colours
Spotted by
Living Colours

Cebu, Philippines

Spotted on Dec 12, 2012
Submitted on May 1, 2013

Spotted for Mission

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team