A Ghost Shrimp & Goby Symbiosis from West Africa

  The pairing of pistol shrimps with watchman gobies is a common sight on Indo-Pacific coral reefs, as well as in the home aquarium, but few aquarists are aware of the strange relationship that exists along the Western African coastline between an altogether...

A Shrimp-ectomy Performed on a Shrimp

Bopyrid shrimps are a diverse and understudied group which are obligate parasites on the bodies of decapod crustaceans (i.e. crabs,shrimps,lobsters). Most make their living occupying the safe confines of the branchial cavity of their host, piercing the delicate gill...
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