Posts Tagged ‘shrimp’

What Does the Mantis Shrimp See?

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Mantis shrimp eyes have 12 photo receptors, human eyes only have three. Can they see a whole world of color we cannot?

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?

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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