The Striped Xenia Coral Shrimp (Alcyonohippolyte tenuicarpus) is associated with Xenia Corals. Other than the Common Xenia Coral Shrimp the Striped Xenia Coral Shrimp has no brown band crossing on its back. The back is all white and the sides of the shrimp are brown striped. This species often get confused with the Common Xenia Coral Shrimp (Hippolyte commensalis).
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