Peacock Mantis Shrimps fun facts



Mantis shrimps can grow up to 12 inches/30cm.

The eyes are located on the long stalks that can move independently from each other. Mantis shrimps have the most complex eyes in the animal kingdom that can see ultraviolet and polarized light.

Attack of mantis shrimps happens extremely quickly – 50 times faster than the blink of an eye. With velocity of 10 meters per second, their punch has the power of a 22 caliber bullet.

Mantis shrimps are able to recognize their neighbors by the smell and by the morphological characteristics.

Some species of mantis shrimp are monogamous and spend up to 20 years together. During the mating rituals, mantis shrimps often fluoresce.

Females can lay eggs in the burrows or keep them in their forelimbs until they hatch. Some species exhibit parental care. Female lays two sets of eggs, one for her and the other for the father to take care of the eggs until they hatch.

Book a dive with us and see for yourself how mesmerizing the colourful mantis shrimps are.

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