Arthropod: rainbow Peacock Shrimp

By. Kolby Butler

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normal habitat/geographical home

ocean/ocean floor.found in middle to lower chesapeake bay burrows down in sand to provide camo.

feeding habits

The mantis shrimps diet consists of a variety of prey including crustateans,snails,clams,sand dollars,fish,heart urchins,brittle stars,and worms

body shape and description

A mantis shrimp has very bright vivid colors and are sized to 6 to 12 cm, they have an antenna to detect chemicals they also have folded for-limbs that deliver an astonishing blow there are 2 different kinds of for-limbs one with a blunt hard claw and one with sharp rigid knife like limbs and finally they have eyes with 16 specialized cells.