Posts Tagged ‘crustacean’

Mantis Shrimp Vision

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
shrimp, mantis, crustacean, stomatopod, vision, colors, perception, color, photoreceptors

With twelve photoreceptors how many colors can the mantis shrimp actually perceive?

Hoff Crabs

Friday, June 28th, 2013
David Hasselhoff, hoff crab, kiwa, hydrothermal vent, hairy, baywatch, chest, crustacean, climate change

Named after David Hasselhoff, Hoff crabs sport “hairy” chests.

Tough Crustacean

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
Screen shot 2012-06-12 at 1.27.11 PM

The peacock mantis shrimp may have a delicate name, but you will never meet a tougher crustacean.

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