Ocellated Tozeuma Shrimp (Tozeuma lanceolatum)

Also known as known as Broken-back Shrimp, Carid Shrimp, Hump-backed Shrimp, Sawblade Shrimp, Tozeuma Shrimp

Description

Also known as Broken-back Shrimp, Carid Shrimp, Hump-backed Shrimp, Sawblade Shrimp, Tozeuma Shrimp.

Found singly or in small colonies blending in with their hosts on algae, soft corals, seagrass blades, rope sponges, and sea whips over coral and rocky reefs.
They feed on algae and plankton.
Length - 5cm
Depth - 3-30m
Widespread Indo-West Pacific

Carid shrimps occur worldwide in almost every habitat, from sea water to fresh water and can be found all over the reef. Ref: x

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