Lysmata debelius Bruce, 1983
scarlet cleaner shrimp, fire shrimp, blood red shrimp
Lysmata debelius, scarlet cleaner shrimp

Family Hippolytidae

Lysmata debelius, the scarlet cleaner shrimp, can be recognised by its bright red colour. Uniquely for caridean shrimps, Lysmata debelius is hermaphrodite, although they form strong pair bonds.

Distribution =   widespread Indo Pacific
Max size =   5cm