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Slow motion pistol shrimp attack hits 4000⁰C! - Slo Mo #14 - Earth Unplugged

Despite its size the pistol shrimp packs a serious punch. One mighty claw shuts so fast it rips apart water, making a stunning implosion and one of the loudest noises in the ocean. It's the...

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Alpheidae - Wikipedia

Alpheidae is a family of caridean snapping shrimp characterized by having asymmetrical claws, the larger of which is typically capable of producing a loud snapping sound. Other common names for animals in the group are pistol shrimp or alpheid shrimp.. The family is diverse and worldwide in distribution, consisting of about 1119 species within 38 or more genera.

Tiger pistol shrimp - Wikipedia

Description. The tiger pistol shrimp can grow to a size up to 4 to 5 cm, not including antennae.The body is stout and opaque. The background color of the body is yellowish white or plain yellow.

A Shrimp Is One Of The Loudest Animals On The Planet

Today I found out that a tiny shrimp known as the Snapping Shrimp or Pistol Shrimp, is on one of the loudest creatures in the World.. This tiny shrimp species (Alpheus heterochaelis) belonging to the Alpheidae family grows to only 1-2 inches (3-5 cms) long, but don’t let its size fool you.

Popular Pistol Shrimp for Home Aquariums | That Fish Blog

Randall’s Pistol Shrimp (Alpheus randalli)The Randall’s Pistol Shrimp is also known as the “Candy Cane” or “Red-banded Pistol Shrimp” and is one of the other species that we get in most often.

Pistol Shrimp - Serial Killer? | REEF2REEF Saltwater and ...

I really like firefish and think the pistol shrimp may have to go. I've been reading about how there are sometimes rogue pistols that will kill even the goby they are meant to be paired up with it despite having food available.

Pistol Shrimp
Photo by Ozzy Delaney on Flickr
shrimp 2august2004intertidal
Pistol shrimp
Also known as the Snapping shrimp, some species share burrows with goby fishes in a symbiotic relationship. The burrow is built and tended by the snapping shrimp, and the goby provides protection by watching out for...
Photo by The Hantu Blog on Flickr
shrimp pistol 2august2004intertidal
Pistol Shrimp
Also known as the Snapping shrimp, some species share burrows with goby fishes in a symbiotic relationship. The burrow is built and tended by the snapping shrimp, and the goby provides protection by watching out for...
Photo by The Hantu Blog on Flickr