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Family: Hippolytidae cock shrimps (See list of species below)

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127 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Alope spinifrons
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Bythocaris gorei
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Bythocaris leucopis
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Bythocaris miserabilis
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Bythocaris nana
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Bythocaris payeri
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Caridion gordoni
[bigclaw hippolyte]
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Caridion steveni
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Chorismus antarcticus
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Chorismus tuberculatus
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Eualus avinus
[beaked eualid]
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Eualus berkeleyorum
[Berkeley eualid]
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Eualus dozei
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Eualus drachi
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Eualus fabricii
[Arctic eualid]
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Eualus gaimardii
[circumpolar eualid]
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Eualus herdmani
[Herdman eualid]
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Eualus kinzeri
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Eualus lineatus
[striped eulid]
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Eualus macilentus
[Greenland shrimp]
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Eualus macropthalmus
[bigeye eulid]


Eualus occultus
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Eualus pusiolus
[doll eualid]
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Eualus subtilis
[pygmy eualid]
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Eualus suckleyi
[shortscale eualid]
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Exhippolysmata ensirostris
[hunter shrimp]
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Exhippolysmata hastatoides
[companion shrimp]
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Exhippolysmata oplophoroides
[redleg humpback shrimp]
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Gelastocaris paronae
[paron shrimp]
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Gelastreutes crosnieri
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Heptacarpus brevirostris
[stout coastal shrimp]
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Heptacarpus camtschaticus
[northern coastal shrimp]
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Heptacarpus decorus
[elegant coastal shrimp]
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Heptacarpus kincaidi
[Kincaid coastal shrimp]
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Heptacarpus pugettensis
[Puget coastal shrimp]
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Heptacarpus sitchensis
[Sitka coastal shrimp]
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Heptacarpus stimpsoni
[Stimpson coastal shrimp]
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Heptacarpus stylus
[stiletto coastal shrimp]
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Heptacarpus tenuissimus
[slender coastal shrimp]
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Heptacarpus tridens
[threespine coastal shrimp]
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Hippolyte caradina
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Hippolyte clarki
[kelp humpback shrimp]
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Hippolyte coerulescens
[cerulean sargassum shrimp]
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Hippolyte holthuisi
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Hippolyte nicholsoni
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Hippolyte niezabitowskii
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Hippolyte obliquimanus
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Hippolyte pleuracantha
[false zostera shrimp]
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Hippolyte pleuracanthus
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Hippolyte sapphica
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Hippolyte varians
[variable seagrass shrimp]
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Hippolyte ventricosa
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Hippolyte williamsi
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Hippolyte zostericola
[zostera shrimp]
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Latreutes anoplonyx
[medusa shrimp]
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Latreutes antiborealis
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Latreutes fucorum
[slender sargassum shrimp]
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Latreutes mucronatus
[seagrass shrimp]
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Latreutes parvulus
[sargassum shrimp]
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Latreutes planirostris
[flatnose shrimp]
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Latreutes planus
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Latreutes pymoeus
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Latreutes unidentatus
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Lebbeus antarcticus
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Lebbeus carinatus
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Lebbeus grandimanus
[candy-striped shrimp]
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Lebbeus groenlandicus
[spiny lebbeid]


Lebbeus polaris
[polar lebbeid]
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Lebbeus wera
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Ligur ensiferus
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Lysmata amboinensis
[scarlet cleaner shrimp]
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Lysmata anchisteus
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Lysmata arvoredensis
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Lysmata brevrostrus
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Lysmata californica
[red rock shrimp]
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Lysmata debelius
[blood red fire shrimp]


Lysmata grabhami
[cleaner shrimp]
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Lysmata intermedia
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Lysmata kuekenthali
[K√ľkenthal's cleaner shrimp]
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Lysmata moorei
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Lysmata multiscissa
[Djibouti cleaner shrimp]
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Lysmata napoleoni
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Lysmata parvispinosus
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Lysmata rathbunae
[Rathbun cleaner shrimp]


Lysmata seticaudata
[Monaco cleaner shrimp]
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Lysmata trisetacea
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Lysmata vittata
[Indian lined shrimp]


Lysmata wurdemanni
[peppermint shrimp]
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Lysmata zacae
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Macrobrachium dienbienphuense
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Macrobrachium shaoi
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Merguia rhizophorae
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Merhippolyte kauaiensis
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Nauticaris magellanica
[Magellan shrimp]
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Nauticaris marionis
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Palaemon tenuidactylus
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Parhippolyte misticia
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Parhippolyte uveae
[sugarcane shrimp]
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Saron inermis
[pine cone marble shrimp]


Saron marmoratus
[marbled shrimp]


Saron neglectus
[eyespot shrimp]
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Spirontocaris arcuata
[Rathbun blade shrimp]
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Spirontocaris holmesi
[slender blade shrimp]
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Spirontocaris lamellicornis
[Dana's blade shrimp]
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Spirontocaris lilljeborgii
[friendly blade shrimp]
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Spirontocaris murdochi
[Murdoch blade shrimp]
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Spirontocaris ochotensis
[oval blade shrimp]
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Spirontocaris phippsii
[punctuate blade shrimp]
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Spirontocaris prionota
[deep blade shrimp]
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Spirontocaris sica
[offshore blade shrimp]
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Spirontocaris snyderi
[Snyder blade shrimp]
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Spirontocaris spinus
[parrot shrimp]
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Thinora maldivensis
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Thor amboinensis
[squat anemone shrimp]
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Thor dobkini
[squat grass shrimp]
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Thor floridanus
[bryozoan shrimp]
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Thor manningi
[Manning grass shrimp]
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Thor paschalis
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Thor spinosus
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Thoralus cranchii
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Tozeuma armatum
[saw blade shrimp]
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Tozeuma carolinense
[arrow shrimp]
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Tozeuma cornutum
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Tozeuma lanceolatum
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Tozeuma serratum
[serrate arrow shrimp]
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Trachycaris restricta
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Trachycaris rugosa
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127 Species of Family Hippolytidae
(cock shrimps)
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Alope spinifrons South Western Pacific.
Bythocaris gorei Western Central Atlantic
Bythocaris leucopis Northeast Atlantic
Bythocaris miserabilis Western Central Atlantic
Bythocaris nana Western Atlantic. Temper
Bythocaris payeri Northeast Atlantic
Caridion gordoni bigclaw hippolyte Eastern Atlantic Ocean.
Caridion steveni Northeast Atlantic
Chorismus antarcticus Antarctic.
Chorismus tuberculatus Southern Oceans
Eualus avinus beaked eualid Eastern Pacific.
Eualus berkeleyorum Berkeley eualid Eastern Pacific.
Eualus dozei Southern Ocean
Eualus drachi Mediterranean Sea.
Eualus fabricii Arctic eualid Eastern Pacific and the A
Eualus gaimardii circumpolar eualid Eastern Pacific, Northern
Eualus herdmani Herdman eualid Eastern Pacific.
Eualus kinzeri Antarctic Continental She
Eualus lineatus striped eulid Eastern Pacific
Eualus macilentus Greenland shrimp Eastern Pacific
Eualus macropthalmus bigeye eulid Eastern Pacific and the A
Eualus occultus Northeast Atlantic
Eualus pusiolus doll eualid Northeast Atlantic and Ea
Eualus subtilis pygmy eualid Eastern Pacific
Eualus suckleyi shortscale eualid Eastern Pacific and the A
Exhippolysmata ensirostris hunter shrimp Indo-West Pacific
Exhippolysmata hastatoides companion shrimp Eastern Atlantic 7 TL
Exhippolysmata oplophoroides redleg humpback shrimp Western Atlantic Ocean.
Gelastocaris paronae paron shrimp Indo-West Pacific. 2.5 TL
Gelastreutes crosnieri Western Central Pacific
Heptacarpus brevirostris stout coastal shrimp Eastern Pacific
Heptacarpus camtschaticus northern coastal shrimp Eastern Pacific.
Heptacarpus decorus elegant coastal shrimp Eastern Pacific
Heptacarpus kincaidi Kincaid coastal shrimp Eastern Pacific
Heptacarpus pugettensis Puget coastal shrimp Eastern Pacific
Heptacarpus sitchensis Sitka coastal shrimp Eastern Pacific
Heptacarpus stimpsoni Stimpson coastal shrimp Eastern Pacific
Heptacarpus stylus stiletto coastal shrimp Eastern Pacific
Heptacarpus tenuissimus slender coastal shrimp Eastern Pacific
Heptacarpus tridens threespine coastal shrimp Eastern Pacific
Hippolyte caradina Western Central Pacific
Hippolyte clarki kelp humpback shrimp Eastern Pacific
Hippolyte coerulescens cerulean sargassum shrimp Western Atlantic Ocean
Hippolyte holthuisi Mediterranean Sea.
Hippolyte nicholsoni Western Central Atlantic.
Hippolyte niezabitowskii Mediterranean Sea.
Hippolyte obliquimanus Western Atlantic
Hippolyte pleuracantha false zostera shrimp Western Atlantic Ocean.
Hippolyte pleuracanthus Western Atlantic Ocean.
Hippolyte sapphica Mediterranean Sea.
Hippolyte varians variable seagrass shrimp Northeast Atlantic
Hippolyte ventricosa Indo-West Pacific.
Hippolyte williamsi Southeast Pacific
Hippolyte zostericola zostera shrimp Western Atlantic
Latreutes anoplonyx medusa shrimp Indo-Pacific.
Latreutes antiborealis Southeast Pacific
Latreutes fucorum slender sargassum shrimp Atlantic Ocean
Latreutes mucronatus seagrass shrimp Indo-West Pacific
Latreutes parvulus sargassum shrimp Atlantic Ocean
Latreutes planirostris flatnose shrimp Northwest Pacific
Latreutes planus Western Central Pacific
Latreutes pymoeus Western Central Pacific
Latreutes unidentatus Western Central Pacific
Lebbeus antarcticus Southern Ocean
Lebbeus carinatus Eastern Central Pacific.
Lebbeus grandimanus candy-striped shrimp Eastern Pacific 5 TL
Lebbeus groenlandicus spiny lebbeid Northern Pacific and the
Lebbeus polaris polar lebbeid Eastern Pacific and North
Lebbeus wera Southwest Pacific
Ligur ensiferus Worldwide.
Lysmata amboinensis scarlet cleaner shrimp Indo-Pacific.
Lysmata anchisteus Western Central Atlantic
Lysmata arvoredensis Southwest Atlantic
Lysmata brevrostrus Western Pacific
Lysmata californica red rock shrimp Eastern Pacific. 7 TL
Lysmata debelius blood red fire shrimp Indo-Pacific
Lysmata grabhami cleaner shrimp Western Central Pacific a
Lysmata intermedia Eastern Pacific and Atlan
Lysmata kuekenthali K√ľkenthal's cleaner shrimp Indo-West Pacific. 3.5 TL
Lysmata moorei Atlantic Ocean
Lysmata multiscissa Djibouti cleaner shrimp Indo-West Pacific 5 TL
Lysmata napoleoni Southeast Atlantic
Lysmata parvispinosus Western Pacific
Lysmata rathbunae Rathbun cleaner shrimp Western Atlantic Ocean.
Lysmata seticaudata Monaco cleaner shrimp Eastern Atlantic and the 6.7 TL
Lysmata trisetacea Indo-West Pacific.
Lysmata vittata Indian lined shrimp Indo-West Pacific.
Lysmata wurdemanni peppermint shrimp Western Atlantic Ocean.
Lysmata zacae Western Central Pacific
Macrobrachium dienbienphuense Western Pacific
Macrobrachium shaoi Northwest Pacific
Merguia rhizophorae Western Central Atlantic
Merhippolyte kauaiensis Eastern Central Pacific
Nauticaris magellanica Magellan shrimp Southern Oceans
Nauticaris marionis Southern Oceans.
Palaemon tenuidactylus Indo-West Pacific
Parhippolyte misticia Western Central Pacific
Parhippolyte uveae sugarcane shrimp Indo-Pacific
Saron inermis pine cone marble shrimp Western Pacific 3 TL
Saron marmoratus marbled shrimp Indo-Pacific.
Saron neglectus eyespot shrimp Indo-Pacific
Spirontocaris arcuata Rathbun blade shrimp Eastern Pacific and the A
Spirontocaris holmesi slender blade shrimp Eastern Pacific
Spirontocaris lamellicornis Dana's blade shrimp Eastern Pacific and the A
Spirontocaris lilljeborgii friendly blade shrimp Eastern Pacific and North
Spirontocaris murdochi Murdoch blade shrimp Eastern Pacific and the A
Spirontocaris ochotensis oval blade shrimp Eastern Pacific.
Spirontocaris phippsii punctuate blade shrimp Northeast Atlantic, Easte
Spirontocaris prionota deep blade shrimp Eastern Pacific
Spirontocaris sica offshore blade shrimp Eastern Pacific
Spirontocaris snyderi Snyder blade shrimp Eastern Pacific
Spirontocaris spinus parrot shrimp Eastern Pacific, Northeas
Thinora maldivensis Indo-Pacific.
Thor amboinensis squat anemone shrimp Indo-Pacific and Atlantic
Thor dobkini squat grass shrimp Western Atlantic Ocean.
Thor floridanus bryozoan shrimp Western Atlantic
Thor manningi Manning grass shrimp Western Atlantic
Thor paschalis Central Pacific
Thor spinosus Indo-Pacific
Thoralus cranchii Northeast Atlantic
Tozeuma armatum saw blade shrimp Indo-West Pacific. 5 TL
Tozeuma carolinense arrow shrimp Western Atlantic Ocean
Tozeuma cornutum Western Central Atlantic.
Tozeuma lanceolatum Northwest Pacific
Tozeuma serratum serrate arrow shrimp Western Atlantic Ocean.
Trachycaris restricta Southwest Atlantic
Trachycaris rugosa Western Atlantic



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