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Bold-spotted Anemone Shrimp

Thor amboinensis


Bold patterning; characteristically holds body higher than head. To 20 mm.


Variety of hosts, but usually anemones.

On reefs; found on Haddon’s Anemone in channels and pools at Dunwich. Northern Australia; Indo-Pacific region.

Bold-spotted Anemone Shrimp, Thor amboinensis Bold-spotted Anemone Shrimp, Thor amboinensis. Photo courtesy Ian Banks.

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