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Vir colemani Bubble coral shrimp

Vir colemaniis commonly referred to as Bubble coral 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.


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lexID:
5418 
AphiaID:
388212 
Scientific:
Vir colemani 
German:
Colemans Blase Korallen Garnelen 
English:
Bubble Coral Shrimp 
Category:
Shrimps 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Palaemonidae (Family) > Vir (Genus) > colemani (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bruce, 2003 
Occurrence:
Indonesia, Malaysia, Raja Amat, Vanuatu 
Size:
up to 1.18" (3 cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 82.4 °F (20°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooplankton 
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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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-05-08 00:32:36 

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Vir colemani, Bruce, 2003

A new species of pontoniine shrimp, Colemans bubble coral shrimp Vir colemani (female) is now known from Malaysia to Vanuatu and lives in the bubble coral Plerogyra sinuosa. It has blue dots on all legs and nippers.



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