Neopontonides beaufortensis. (seawhip shrimp) late zoea
|Collected: North Inlet, Georgetown, SC. Summer 2015.
Notes: Formerly Periclimenes beaufortensis This photo shows a living specimen of a brooding female. The adults are typically a commensal on the sea whip Leptogorgia.
Collected by Paul Kenny, Baruch Marine Lab, University of South Carolina.
Identified by Dennis Allen, Baruch Marine Lab, University of South Carolina.
Below: Neopontonides tail fan showing the telson (arrow)