Japanese Night Shrimp
Hayashidonus japonicusis commonly referred to as Japanese Night 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 160 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 6714 AphiaID: 515393 Scientific: Hayashidonus japonicus German: Japanische Nacht-Garnele English: Japanese Night Shrimp Category: Shrimps Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Processidae (Family) > Hayashidonus (Genus) > japonicus (Species) Initial determination: (De Haan, [in De Haan, 1833-1850]), 1844 Occurrence: Anilao, Japan, Mozambique, Philippines, Western Pacific Ocean Sea depth: 1 - 30 Meter Size: up to 0.98" (2.5 cm) Temperature: °F - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) Food: Brine Shrimps, Cyclops, Flakes, Frozen food (small sorts), Mysis, Zooplankton Tank: 35.2 gal (~ 160L) 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) More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2014-02-06 18:18:27
Last edit: 2021-09-18 18:02:00
Hayashidonus japonicus (De Haan, 1844 [in De Haan, 1833-1850])
This species is known as night shrimp. Found on sandy areas of reefs at night. They feed on algae and plankton.
Host/prey of the parasitic isopod Paranikione distorta An, Boyko & Li, 2015 (Family Bopyridae)
Nika japonica De Haan, 1844 [in De Haan, 1833-1850] (basionym)
Processa japonica De Haan, 1849 [in De Haan, 1833-1850]
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