Swollen-Claw Mantis Shrimp

Neogonodactylus oerstedii

Like most of these types of shrimp, very wary and retreat quickly. 2 pairs of sharp spikes are located on the two last body plates. The base of the claw is enlarged but with no spines like other mantis shrimps. 

Swollen-Claw Mantis Shrimp - Neogonodactylus oerstedii
Swollen-Claw Mantis Shrimp - Neogonodactylus oerstedii
Swollen-Claw Mantis Shrimp - Neogonodactylus oerstedii
Swollen-Claw Mantis Shrimp - Neogonodactylus oerstedii
 
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