sealord : Photo Keywords : prawn : The anemone prawn or shrimp, Periclimenes sagittifer, lives in association with sea anemones. In British Channel Island waters they are common where sea anemones live subtidally. This individual was found in association with a snakelocks anemone, Anemonia viridis, in a shallow tide pool in Belle Greve Bay on Guernsey's east coast. According to the Field Studies Council identification guide to Coastal Shrimps and Prawns by G. Smaldon, there are no British records for this species outside the Channel Islands. Photographed on 20 March 2007.
File No. BG 200307 18-891