Hamodactylus cf. boschmai, Crustaceans, Carid Shrimps, Commensal Shrimps.
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Also known as Hamodactylus cf. boschmai, Crustaceans, Carid Shrimps and Commensal Shrimps.
Found on gorgonians matching the colours to blend in.
They feed on parasites, algae and plankton.
Length - 1cm
Depth - 5-30m
Carid shrimps occur worldwide in almost every habitat, from sea water to fresh water and can be found all over the reef.
They are generally respected by other creatures, often sharing burrows and holes and working as housekeepers.
They will wave their antennae around to attract customers, they then proceed to clean outside and inside the creatures mouths, gills etc,.
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