Squat (Sexy) Shrimp (Thor amboinensis) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Squat (Sexy) Shrimp

A Squat/Sexy Shrimp (Thor amboinensis)
Sexy or Squat Shrimp (Thor amboinensis)
Credit: Johan Folmeus
A couple of Squat/Sexy Shrimp (Thor amboinensis)
A pair of Sexy or Squat Shrimp (Thor amboinensis)
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Squat (Sexy) Shrimp Thor amboinensis
Description

The Squat Shrimp is also known as the Sexy Shrimp and spends most of its time in anemones, joining in sybiotic relationships. It can be found around the world in warmer waters.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class:
Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda (Crustaceans)
Family: Hippolytidae (Hippolytidae)
Genus: Thor (Thor)
Species: Thor amboinensis
Size
Average Size: 1.3 centimetres

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