Marine Shrimps of Texas

 

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Common Name Scientific Name Type Family Thumb
Sand snapping shrimp Alpheus floridanus snapping shrimps Alpheidae
Bigclaw snapping shrimp Alpheus heterochaelis snapping shrimps Alpheidae
Estuarine ghost shrimp Lepidophthalmus louisianensis ghost shrimps Callianassidae
Broadspine ghost shrimp Dawsonius latispina ghost shrimps Ctenochelidae
Arrow shrimp Tozeuma carolinense cleaner shrimps Hippolytidae
Peppermint shrimp Lysmata wurdemanni cleaner shrimps Hippolytidae
Ohio shrimp Macrobrachium ohione grass shrimps Palaemonidae
Cinnamon river shrimp Macrobrachium acanthurus grass shrimps Palaemonidae
Brown grass shrimp Leander tenuicornis grass shrimps Palaemonidae
Bristled river shrimp Macrobrachium olfersii grass shrimps Palaemonidae
Daggerblade grass shrimp Palaemonetes pugio grass shrimps Palaemonidae
Marsh grass shrimp Palaemonetes vulgaris grass shrimps Palaemonidae
Roughback shrimp Rimapenaeus similis penaeid shrimps Penaeidae
Asian tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon penaeid shrimps Penaeidae
Pink shrimp Farfantepenaeus duorarum penaeid shrimps Penaeidae
White shrimp Litopenaeus setiferus penaeid shrimps Penaeidae
Brown shrimp Farfantepenaeus aztecus penaeid shrimps Penaeidae
Seabob Xiphopenaeus kroyeri penaeid shrimps Penaeidae
Roughneck shrimp Rimapenaeus constrictus penaeid shrimps Penaeidae
Sergestid shrimp Acetes americanus sergestid shrimps Sergestidae
Lesser rock shrimp Sicyonia dorsalis rock shrimps Sicyoniidae
Coastal mud shrimp Upogebia affinis mud shrimps Upogebiidae