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Synalpheus agelas is a sponge-dwelling Caribbean snapping shrimp, with a streamlined body well-adapted to life in the interior canals of sponges. Synalpheus agelas is fairly widespread throughout the Caribbean (see Distribution) and appears to be a host specialist on sponges in the genus Agelas.

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Source: Alpheidae - Snapping Shrimp

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