Hingebeak Shrimp - Rhyncocinetes uritai

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Photograph by Roger Steene

Hinge-beaked shrimps have bright, conspicuous colour patterns, which vary between species, and a rostrum that is capable of being moved up or down. Some species live in the protection of the long spines of sea urchins but most live independently, gathering in dark coral caves by day and becoming active at night.

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