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Rockpool Shrimp

Scientific Name: Palaemon serenus

Description: There are many groups of scavenging shrimp-like animals found in rockpools including myriads of transparent shrimps like the Rockpool Shrimp. These animals feed on detritus and dead materials turning it into a food that many fish and birds enjoy.

Type: Crustaceans (Decapods)
Where to find: Intertidal Reefs
Size: 40mm