Brown Glass Shrimp

Leander tenuicornis

These pictures were taken by Dr. Scott T. at Ditleff Beach after the big sargasso weed influx in 2015.  Tropical and Subtropical waters of the world except west coast of the Americas; Grand Banks and mouth of Bay of Fundy to Falkland Islands in west Atlantic. Know to inhabit a depth range of 0-3500 feet.  Species was tentatively identified by Dr. Rafael Lemaitre
Research Zoologist/Curator of Crustacea
Department of Invertebrate Zoology, MRC 534
National Museum of Natural History
Museum Support Center
Smithsonian Institution

Brown Glass Shrimp - Leander tenuicornis
Brown Glass Shrimp - Leander tenuicornis
Brown Glass Shrimp - Leander tenuicornis

 

 

 

 

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