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Savary Island, British Columbia, Canada
August 27, 2015
Size: ~ 3 cm
Heard splashing mid-tidal zone of sandy- rocky beach. Found this guy flipping around in sea lettuce at base of a small rock.

Images of this individual: tag all
Crangonidae Crangonidae

Moved from Caridean shrimps. Somewhat tentative move. I couldn't make any headway on a more exact ID.

Moved from ID Request. Here is a source for West Coast decapod identification. I'll have to look through it to confirm your ID. Unfortunately, the key uses technical characters I'm not familiar with and at any rate likely aren't visible in your photo. I'll probably have to eliminate individual families or even species one by one based on what I can see here so it may take a while. At any rate, the habitat and appearance match the species we have in the north east.

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