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Caprella stella skeleton shrimp

Caprella stellais commonly referred to as skeleton shrimp. A aquarium size of at least 50 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz, Madeira

Caprella stella (c) by Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz


Courtesy of the author Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz, Madeira . Please visit www.medslugs.de for more information.

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lexID:
6541 
AphiaID:
430915 
Scientific:
Caprella stella 
German:
Gespensterkrebs 
English:
Skeleton Shrimp 
Category:
Other Crustaceans 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Amphipoda (Order) > Caprellidae (Family) > Caprella (Genus) > stella (Species) 
Initial determination:
Krapp-Schickel & Vader, 1998 
Occurrence:
Azores 
Size:
up to 0.39" (1 cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 77 °F (°C - 25°C) 
Tank:
11 gal (~ 50L) 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Caprella acanthifera
  • Caprella acanthogaster
  • Caprella alaskana
  • Caprella andreae
  • Caprella augusta
  • Caprella bathytatos
  • Caprella borealis
  • Caprella brevirostris
  • Caprella carina
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-12-26 08:46:12 

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The image shows skeleton shrimp on a sea star.

Caprella is a large genus of skeleton shrimps belonging to the subfamily Caprellinae of the family Caprellidae. It includes approximately 170 species

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Amphipoda
Family: Caprellidae
Genus: Caprella
Lamarck, 1801

External links

  1. Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz auf Medslugs (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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