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Metapenaeopsis sp. Metapenaeopsis sp.

Metapenaeopsis sp.is commonly referred to as Metapenaeopsis sp.. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 50 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
3537 
AphiaID:
Scientific:
Metapenaeopsis sp. 
German:
Geisselgarnele 
English:
Metapenaeopsis Sp. 
Category:
Shrimps 
Family tree:
(Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Metapenaeopsis (Genus) > sp. (Species) 
Occurrence:
Australia, Indo Pacific, Japan, Western Pacific Ocean 
Size:
up to 2.36" (6 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 82.4 °F (23°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Detritus, Food specialist, Zooplankton 
Tank:
11 gal (~ 50L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Metapenaeopsis acclivis
  • Metapenaeopsis andamanensis
  • Metapenaeopsis angusta
  • Metapenaeopsis assimilis
  • Metapenaeopsis barbata
  • Metapenaeopsis beebei
  • Metapenaeopsis ceylonica
  • Metapenaeopsis commensalis
  • Metapenaeopsis coniger
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2011-01-30 00:22:07 

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Metapenaeopsis, the velvet shrimps, is a prawn genus in the family Penaeidae.

Metapenaeopsis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Suborder: Dendrobranchiata
Family: Penaeidae
Genus: Metapenaeopsis
Bouvier, 1905
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