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Peacock Mantis Shrimp

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Josh M

on 13 May 2013

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Peacock Mantis Shrimp Identity Scientific Name: Odontodactylid Lesser Known As: Clown Shrimp By: Josh M
Computers Period 6
May 8th 2013 tumblr.com Habitat The Mantis Shrimp lives along the coast of East Africa following that coastline up to India and all the way to Gaum. It likes temperatures of anywhere from to 72-78 degrees and a ph in the water of about 8.1-8.4. freeusandworldmaps.com Diet The Peacock Mantis Shrimp eats only meat, as it is a carnivorous species. They will eat fish, other shrimp, and if they can get it squid too. healseafoods.en.made-in-china.com/ Predators The Peacock Mantis Shrimp does not have any predators. as it is a carnivore, it is already on the top of it's food chain. All fish will eat them if they can get the chance, but rarely any ever do. worldslife-nisha.blogspot.com/ Life Span The Mantis Shrimp is known to live about 15-20 years in the wild, but in captivity they only live about 10 years. earthsfearedcreatures.com/ Population The Peacock Mantis Shrimp is not endangered, and because it is a small shrimp, it would be impossible to know how many there are living currently. We know is a large healthy number. ghananewsagency.com Eyes The Peacock Mantis Shrimp has very special eyes, It can see three types of color. It can see the spectrum we can see, it can see ultraviolet, and it can also see infa-red. They can also see polarized light, which helps them see where their prey is coming from. gizmodo.com Special Appendage The Peacock Mantis Shrimp hunts using to club like appendages located under its head connected to its torso. They strike with the force of a .20 caliber bullet. They cannot be kept in a normal tank as they would break the glass. Bibliography Works Cited
Cressey, Daniel. "Shrimp’s Super Sight." Nature News Blog. N.p., 14 May 2008. Web. 23 Apr. 2013. Slide 7
Library Source Glun, Mary Z. "Peacock Mantis Shrimp." The. Whats That Fish, 24 May 2008 Web. 19 Apr. 2013.Diet

Library Source Shrimp – Odontodactylus Scyallarus | Aquariums Life. Aquariums Life, 7 Jan. 2010. Web. 19 Apr. 2013.Eyes

Library Source Rose, Alex. "The Science behind Stomatopods." Coral Science. Coral Science, June 14 2005 Web. 19 Apr. 2013Slide Appendage

"Mantis Shrimp." BBC News. BBC, n.d. Web. 23 Apr. 2013. Habitat

"Mantis Shrimp." The Reef Tank. The Reef Tank, n.d. Web. 23 Apr. 2013. Lifespan
Martin-Xin, Jacob. Maui Ocean Science. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 May 2013. Predators
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