Coral snapping shrimp
Alpheus lottiniis commonly referred to as Coral snapping shrimp. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 100 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 3801 AphiaID: 210544 Scientific: Alpheus lottini German: Pocillopora Knallkrebs, Lottinis Knallkrebs English: Coral Snapping Shrimp Category: Pistol Shrimps Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Alpheidae (Family) > Alpheus (Genus) > lottini (Species) Initial determination: Guérin-Méneville, [in Guérin-Méneville, 1829-], 1838 Occurrence: Clipperton Island, Columbia, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Egypt, French Polynesia, Galapagos Islands, Gulf of California, Hawaii, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Ionian Sea (Mediterranean), Japan, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, New Caledonia, North Pacific (Ocean), Panama, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, South Australia, South-Africa, South-Pazific, Sulu Sea , Thailand, the Seychelles, Vietnam, Western Australia, Western Pacific Ocean Sea depth: 1 - 60 Meter Size: 0.79" - 1.18" (2cm - 3cm) Temperature: 73.4 °F - 84.2 °F (23°C - 29°C) Food: Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Detritus Tank: 22 gal (~ 100L) Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2011-07-28 09:03:54
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Alpheus lottini Guérin-Méneville, 1829
Alpheus lottini is an Indo-West Pacific and eastern Pacific snapping shrimp that belongs to the Sulcatus species group within the genus Synalpheus (Kim and Abele 1988). This species is an obligate symbiont of coral, and lives in pairs in the branches of pocilloporid corals,
Alpheus laevis Randall, 1840
Alpheus rouxii Guérin-Méneville, 1857
Alpheus sublucanus (Forsskål, 1775) (synonym)
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Alpheus ventrosus H. Milne Edwards, 1837 [in H. Milne Edwards, 1834-1840]
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