Prawns and Shrimps; Caridea

This infra-order contains most of the small shrimps and prawns that we meet on scuba dives around Koh Phangan. Many of them live in symbiotic relationships with other organisms…

A classic example of a crustacean living in symbiosis with a fish. The Goby provides a look out service, while the shrimp maintains a hole for them to hide in.

Only 2 shrimps, but both are photogenic! (2 Galleries)

Cuapetes, Manipontonia, Neopontinedes, Periclimenes, Pontonides and Urocaridella. These small shrimps are either cleaning or commensual in habit. (1 Album, 5 Galleries)

Dancing Shrimps are found in nooks and crannies - aka Hingebeak Shrimps.

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