Barred Wire Coral Shrimp
Pontonides ankeriis commonly referred to as Barred Wire Coral Shrimp. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 5668 AphiaID: 514756 Scientific: Pontonides ankeri German: Drahtkorallen Garnele English: Barred Wire Coral Shrimp Category: Shrimps Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Palaemonidae (Family) > Pontonides (Genus) > ankeri (Species) Initial determination: Marin, 2007 Occurrence: Australia, French Polynesia, Hawaii, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Lombok, Marquesas Islands, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Réunion , Taiwan, Thailand, the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Vietnam Sea depth: 0 - 42 Meter Size: up to 0.59" (1.5 cm) Temperature: 76.46 °F - 84.2 °F (24.7°C - 29°C) Food: Food specialist, Zooplankton Difficulty: Only for advanced aquarists 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: 2013-06-26 00:28:11
Last edit: 2020-07-02 19:46:16
Pontonides ankeri Marin, 2007
Pontonides ankeri appears to be widely distributed in the Indo-West Pacific, e.g., in the Seychelles, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Taiwan, Japan, Australia, French Polynesia and Hawaii. They grows up to 1.5 cm. Is found exclusively on the branches of black coral Cirrhipathes sp.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Multicrustacea (Superclass) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Caridea (Infraorder) > Palaemonoidea (Superfamily) > Palaemonidae (Family) > Pontoniinae (Subfamily) > Pontonides (Genus) > Pontonides ankeri (Species)
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