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Ghost shrimp
Image ID: 29499
Common Name: Ghost shrimp
Scientific Name: Callianassa filholi
Location: Oreti Beach, Southland, New Zealand
Description: Sexual dimorphism in ghost shrimp. Males and females differ markedly, the right claw of the male being greatly enlarged.
Keywords: Callianassa filholi, ghost shrimp, intertidal, bioturbation, Arthropoda, Crustacea, Malacostraca, Eucarida, Decapoda, Thalassinidea, Callianassidae, sexual dimorphism,
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