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A CBS in Bunaken, Indonesia
|A nice Stenopus cyanoscelis specimen at Interzoo 08,
though missing a claw.
hispidus Olivier 1811,the Coral Banded Boxing Shrimp.
Worldwide tropical distribution. Males smaller, more slender than
females. Keep in reef settings with a cave of their own. May
consume small fishes, other crustaceans. Eat most all meaty
foods. In captivity and N. Sulawesi.
|Stenopus pyrsonotus Goy & Devaney 1980,
the Ghost Boxing Shrimp. Indo-Pacific, including Hawai'i. Not
as hardy as Stenopus hispidus, coming from deeper
water. Aquarium and Hawai'i pix.
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|Stenopus tenuirostris Blue Boxer Shrimp.
Tropical Indo-Pacific. To 2 cm. Exceedingly shy in the wild and in
captivity. A small beauty nonetheless. N. Sulawesi (Lembeh Strait)