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Periclimenes pedersoni (Pederson cleaner shrimp)

Wikipedia Abstract

Ancylomenes pedersoni, sometimes known as Pederson's shrimp, is a species of cleaner shrimp. It is part of the genus Ancylomenes and was described in 1958 by Fenner A. Chace, Jr. as Periclimenes pedersoni. Ancylomenes pedersoni is found in the Caribbean Sea, often associated with a sea anemone, at depths of 1 to 15 metres (3 to 49 ft). They are often found on the reefs off Bermuda.
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Prey / Diet


Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Rotterdam Zoo
Smithsonian National Zoological Park


Western Atlantic Ocean;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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