Hawaiian pearl-oyster shrimp
Conchodytes meleagrinaeis commonly referred to as Hawaiian pearl-oyster shrimp. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 12576 AphiaID: 210632 Scientific: Conchodytes meleagrinae German: Hawaii Perl-Austern Garnele English: Hawaiian Pearl-oyster Shrimp Category: Shrimps Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Palaemonidae (Family) > Conchodytes (Genus) > meleagrinae (Species) Initial determination: Peters, 1852 Occurrence: (the) Maldives, Australia, French Polynesia, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Kenya, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Red Sea, South-Pazific, the Seychelles Sea depth: 1 - 12,5 Meter Size: 0,7 cm Temperature: °F - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) Food: No reliable information available Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 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: 2019-11-22 16:52:51
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Conchodytes meleagrinae Peters, 1852
Conchodytes meleagrinae lives within the shell of pearl oysters, Pinctada margaritifera.
This small shrimp is parasitized by Schizobopyrina miyakei (Shiino 1942).
Bopyrina miyakei Shiino, 1942 (basionym)
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