Florent's Guide To The

Tropical Reefs

Squat Anemone Shrimp
Squat Anemone Shrimp
Scientific Name: Thor amboinensis
Infraorder: Caridea
Family: Hippolytidae
Category: Broken-back Shrimps
Also known as: Sexy Anemone Shrimp
Size: 0.25 to 0.75 in. (0.6 to 1.8 cm)  
Depth: 10-60 ft. (3-18 m)
Distribution: Indo-Pacific, Pacific, Hawaii
Note: Previously recognized as a worldwide species, now limited to the indian and pacific oceans. The Western Atlantic occurence is now classified as Thor dicaprio

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