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Synalpheus brevifrons is a sponge-dwelling Caribbean snapping shrimp. Like other members of the Gambarelloides species group (within the genus Synalpheus), S. brevifrons has a minor chela (claw) with a thick brush of setae and a streamlined body well-adapted to life in the interior canals of sponges.


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Source: Alpheidae - Snapping Shrimp

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