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Lebbeus polarisLebbeus polaris
(Polar shrimp)

Scientific name: Lebbeus polaris (Sabine, 1824)
Popular names: Polar shrimp
Danish name: Polar reje

Family: Hippolytidae

Distribution: Circumpolar
Depth: 0 - 1000 meter (Hyperbenthic)
Max. size: ~ 9 cm

 

Description


This species has a characteristic supraorbital spine and could otherwise easily be mistaken with Eualus gaimardi.

 

Pictures


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