Common Shrimp - Crangon Crangon

Common Shrimp - Crangon Crangon

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Species Compatibility

Squat Lobsters

Suitable DisplayRockpool Tank
Shoreline Tank


Can be varied in colour brown to grey and can grow up to 2 cm in length.
Has a distinctive white dorsal strip along its full body length.
Is a cylindrical in shape with a semi-transparent body and ten jointed legs.


Usually found on the lower shore down to 60 m depth, often underneath stones or algae.

Species fact

This species are often found in mixed groups of adults and juveniles. Egg bearing females occur from May through to September.