Cleaner Shrimps Rule!

                                                             Interesting Cleaner Shrimp facts

·         Cleaner Shrimp couples set up a cleaning station together where they clean shrimp.

·         Baby Shrimps are called Nauplii.

·         During mating season male Pacific Cleaner Shrimps will feed on the female Cleaner Shrimps.

·         Most Cleaner Shrimps are hermaphrodites, meaning they have both male and female reproductive organs.

·         The Cleaner Shrimp is also known as the Boxing Shrimp because when attracting fish they weave from side to side like a boxer.

·         Cleaner Shrimps have 5 pairs of legs, including claws.

·         The main dangers of Cleaner Shrimp survival are marine pollution and destruction of its habitat.

·         Cleaner Shrimps are closely related to the Common European Shrimp which are commercially sold as food.

Below is a video of a type of Cleaner Shrimp dancing on an Anemone-later in the video another Cleaner Shrimp comes along!

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