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Blue Herron Bridge Mantis Shrimp

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#1 KirkD

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 05:05 PM

I down in Florida diving the Blue Herron Bridge and came across this mantis shrimp. Anyone know what kind of mantis shrimp it is?

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#2 Nick Hope

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:58 PM

I would say probably the common mantis shrimp, Pseudosquilla ciliata. But I'm by no means certain. Got more shots?

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:21 PM

This is the best one.

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 08:27 PM

yah ciliated false squilla

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 06:04 PM

yah ciliated false squilla


Nice pictures on Flickr. Thanks for the help. Where do you like to muck dive?





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