Campylonotus vagansPainted shrimp | Camarón pintado
Polar - southern, Temperate South America
A medium sized, colourful shrimp, with an orange back covered in blue spots and lines, legs and claws banded with blue and yellow. Possesses two sets of claws, a large primary set, and a smaller more delicate set closer to the mouth, and a large up-swept rostrum.
Max Size: N/A cm
Sea Temperature Range: 1.7-11.2°C
Habitat Generalization Index: N/A
Also referred to as the SGI (Species Generalisation Index), this describes the habitat niche breadth of the species. Species with values less than 15 are found in a relatively narrow range of reef habitat types (specialists), while those over 25 may be found on most hard substrates within their range (generalists). Learn more here.
Conservation and Rarity
IUCN Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (17.0% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution. It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Several (5 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: Joe Shields