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Peacock Mantis Shrimp
Information
Range Indo-Pacific, Guam to East Africa
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Stomatopoda
Family Odontodactylidae
Genus Odontodactylus
Species • Odontodactylus Scyllarus
Conservation Status
(IUCN 3.1)
ENSpecies
endangered
Odontodactylus scyllarus, known as the 'peacock mantis shrimpharlequin mantis shrimppainted mantis shrimp, or clown mantis shrimp, is a large mantis shrimp native to the Indo-Pacific from Guam toEast Africa.[1]

In the saltwater aquarium trade, it is both prized for its attractiveness and considered by others to be a dangerous pest.

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