Blue and red shrimp
Marine crustacean. Rostrum with 3 dorsal teeth, short in males, but long, curved upward and pointed in females. Carapace smooth, with antennal and branchiostegal spines but without hepatic spine. Merus of first and second leg with distal movable spine. Carpus of fifth legs clearly longer than merus. Colour: nacreous pink profusely interspersed with violet on dorsal regions of carapace and around joints of abdominal segments. Maximum total length 220 mm.