Peacock Mantis Shrimp


Common Name:
Peacock Mantis Shrimp
Phylum:
Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class:
Malacostraca
Species:
Odontodactylus scyllarus
Average Size:
13 centimetres
Description:

The Peacock Mantis Shrimp is a wonderful little crustacean for many reasons. It has incredibly-good eyesight, in particular for a very wide range of colours. It also packs a very fast & hard punch, which is uses to break the shells of its prey.

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