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Lysmata wurdemanni

Common name: peppermint shrimp


Photo by Mark Rosenstein / Active Window Productions, Inc.


Photo by Mark Rosenstein / Active Window Productions, Inc.

This shrimp is often confused with Rhynchocinetes uritai, also called the peppermint shrimp. L. wurdemanni has a less pronounced hump and less bright white lines. It is generally safe in a reef aquarium and is sometimes used to control Aptasia anemones. These shrimp are easily bred in captivity.

     
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