Crustaceans, Carid Shrimps, Commensal Shrimps, Thin-armed Shrimp, Long-arm Shrimp, Ghost Shrimp, Glass Shrimp, Commensal Shrimp, Transparent Commensal Shrimp, Invisible Shrimp, Red-scissor Commensal Shrimp.
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Also known as ( Formerly - Periclimenes tenuipes) Crustaceans, Carid Shrimps, Commensal Shrimps, Thin-arm Shrimp, Thin-armed Shrimp, Long-arm Shrimp, Ghost Shrimp, Glass Shrimp, Commensal Shrimp, Transparent Commensal Shrimp, Invisible Shrimp and Red-scissor Commensal Shrimp.
Found on sand bottoms and down holes with Smashing Mantis Shrimp.
Almost completely transparent except for a few brown lines, with very long arms and red claws.
They feed on parasites, algae and plankton.
Length - 3.5cm
Depth - 3-25m
Often if a divers hand is near to a cleaner shrimps, they will hop on board and perform a manicure!
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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