Peacock mantis

Odontodactylus scyllarus, known as the peacock mantis shrimp, harlequin mantis shrimp, painted mantis shrimp, or clown mantis shrimp, is a large mantis . The Mantis Shrimp has a hammer that it uses to crack open clams. Watch (and hear!) as the shrimp smashes.

The peacock mantis shrimp has the world’s fastest feeding strike of any animal. Found in the warm waters of the Indian and Pacific Oceans, the peacock mantis shrimp is arguably one of the most captivating creatures in the sea. Females are also brightly colored but are mostly red. Peacock mantis shrimp are powerful hunters, feeding on hard-shelled invertebrates of all kinds and even .

The animal’s narrow, hard-shelled body sports orange, green, re and blue hues. Known as the peacock mantis shrimp, this beautiful, seven-inch-long critter . Peacock Mantis Shrimp photo credit Silke. The mantis shrimp is one of the most interesting crustaceans found in the ocean.

The Clown Mantis Shrimp, also referred to as the Peacock Mantis Shrimp, is included in the Smashing Mantis Shrimp group. They are very interesting shrimp . Mantis shrimp signed prints and shirts. ABC News: Tiny Shrimp Terrorizes Aquarium; LA Times: Claw of peacock mantis shrimp possible model for body armor .