The Basket Star Shrimp (Lipkemenes lanipes, previously known as Periclimenes lanipes) are exclusively associated with Basket Stars. These echinoderms only come out at night. Basket Star Shrimps are not easy to shoot. As soon as underwater macro photographer shine any light on these gorgeous star-like echinoderms, they start to collapse their long arms and the shrimps start heading for cover. They come out to feed at night as that’s the only time the Basket Star comes out to feed, too.
We love macro and super macro photography and especially finding rare and special critters around
our island home. We do our best in identifying all critters on this website correctly; however, we
might make mistakes that can be present on this website.
Please keep in mind that this website is created for scuba divers, underwater photographers, and
everybody interested in marine animals. This website is created and organized from a diver’s and an
underwater photographer’s point of view. That’s why we primarily group animals together in a
meaningful way for divers and underwater photographers.
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