Contents and search bar
Index of flora
Index of fauna
Kingdom Animale | Phylum Arthropoda | Subphylum Crustacea | Class Malacostraca
  Photo by Tan Bee HongGlass Shrimp
Family Palaemonidae

Order Decapoda


These small transparent shrimps (mainly Palaemon and Periclimenes) are very common in sandy and rocky areas although not easily seen. Most are scavengers. (Length, excluding pincers, up to l cm).
Introduction
Shore environment
 
From A Guide to Seashore Life by Dr Leo W H Tan and Peter K L Ng
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP

@Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre