Hinge-beak Shrimps, also known as Dancing Shrimps due to the way they move, are a family of small red, orange and white coloured shrimp with large greenish-bluish eyes. These shrimp are defined by their beak which is hinged and can open upward.
Movable Beak Shrimp are reclusive, difficult to spot shrimp and are mostly nocturnal.
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Durban Dancing Shrimp
Rhynchocinetes durbanensis @ Koh Haa
The Durban Dancing Shrimp has a reddish body with many white lines and spots. The abdomen (tail) has a single white line along the upper center and there is a white band separating the main body from the tail.
Durban Dancing Shrimp live in groups, with older males developing long claw arms and growing substantially larger than females.
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