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Family Palaemonidae

Brucecaris tenuis

(Bruce, 1969)

Crinoid Shrimp

Likely Reef Tank Suitable

Not Suitable for Fish-Only Tank

Range: Indo-West Pacific Ocean

Natural Environment: Inhabits various coral reef environments, mainly living with crinoids.

Aquarium Suitability: Not collected for the home aquarium trade.


    Kingdom: Animalia

    Phylum: Arthropoda

    Class: Malacostraca

    Order: Decapoda

    Family: Palaemonidae

    Genus: Brucecaris

FYI: Shown here for identification only.

Depends upon the cleaning process for its food.

 Brucecaris tenuis (Crinoid Shrimp)
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