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Species Palaemon pugio

Palaemon pugio Palaemon pugio Shore Shrimp - Palaemon pugio Shore Shrimp - Palaemon pugio Shore Shrimp - Palaemon pugio Shore Shrimp - Palaemon pugio Palaemon pugio Palaemon pugio
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)
Class Malacostraca (Malacostracans)
Superorder Eucarida (Eucarida (Crabs, Crayfish, Shrimp, etc.))
Order Decapoda (Crabs, Crayfishes, Lobsters, Prawns, and Shrimp)
Infraorder Caridea (Caridean shrimps)
Family Palaemonidae
Genus Palaemon
Species pugio (Palaemon pugio)
Identification
Dorsal rostral teeth stop well short of the tip of the rostrum; one dorsal rostral tooth posterior to orbit.(1)
Works Cited
1.Keys to Marine Invertebrates of the Woods Hole Region
Smith R.I. 1964. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.