Banded Coral Shrimp, Stenopus hispidus, in classic upside-down pose. Image: Scott W. Michael
THE ENIGMATIC BOXING SHRIMPGENUS STENOPUS
Crustaceans in the Shadows
by Scott W. Michael
CORAL MagazineSeptember/October 2020
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