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Mantis Shrimp (Hemisquilla ensigera)

Arthropoda > Crustacea > Malacostraca > Stomatopoda > Hemisquillidae

The largest (to 30cm) and most common of the four mantis shrimp species found in Southern California waters, ranging from Pt. Conception to Panama.

1. Lawrence V. Basch and John M. Engle. Biogeography of Hemisquilla ensigera californiensis (Crustacea: Stomatopoda) with Emphasis on Southern California Bight Populations

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