Marine Life‎ > ‎Caribbean‎ > ‎Invertebrates‎ > ‎

Lobsters and Shrimps

Lobsters

Caribbean Spiny Lobster

Panuliris argus

        
(1: Minagerheas, Roatan / 2-3,6-7,9: CoCo View Resort, Roatan / 4: Mr. Bud, Roatan / 5: CoCo View Wall, Roatan / 8: Newman's Wall, Roatan)


Spanish Slipper Lobster

Scyllarides aequinoctialis

    
(1-3: CoCo View Resort, Roatan / 4: Forty Foot Point, Roatan / 5: CoCo View Wall, Roatan)


Shrimps

Banded Coral Shrimp

Stenopus hispidus

        
(1-4,7-8: Newman's Wall, Roatan / 5-6: Mr. Bud, Roatan / 9: CoCo View Resort, Roatan)

These fluoresce under UV light:

(1: Prince Albert, Roatan)


Pederson Cleaner Shrimp

Ancylomenes pedersoni

       
(1: Minagerheas, Roatan / 2-6,8: CoCo View Wall, Roatan / 7: Newman's Wall, Roatan)

This one is carrying eggs:
(1: CoCo View Wall, Roatan)

This one is cleaning a harlequin bass:
(1: CoCo View Wall, Roatan)


Red Night Shrimp

Cinetorhynchus manningi

       
(1-3: Newman's Wall, Roatan / 4-5: CoCo View Wall, Roatan / 6-8: CoCo View Resort, Roatan)


Sponge Peppermint Shrimp

Lysmata pederseni

(1: Harold's Hotel, Roatan)


Spotted Cleaner Shrimp

Periclimenes yucatanicus

(1: Mr. Bud, Roatan)


Squat Anemone Shrimp

Thor amboinensis

 
(1-2: Mr. Bud, Roatan)


Velvet Shrimp

Metapenaeopsis goodei

     
(1-3,5-6: CoCo View Resort, Roatan / 4: Newman's Wall, Roatan)


Wire Coral Shrimp

Pseudopontonides principis

        
(1,3,5,7-8: CoCo View Wall, Roatan / 2: Gold Chain, Roatan / 4: Chimneys, Roatan / 6: Minagerheas, Roatan / 9: Newman's Wall, Roatan)


Mantis Shrimps

Reef Mantis Shrimp

Lysioquillina glabriuscula

(1: Mr. Bud, Roatan)


Scaly-Tailed Mantis Shrimp

Lysiosquilla scabricauda

These fluoresce under UV:
 
(1-2: CoCo View Resort, Roatan)


Mysids

(Order Mysida)

    
(1,3-5: CoCo View Wall, Roatan / 2: Calvin's Crack, Roatan / 3: La Ventana al Valle, Roatan)