Lysmata ternatensisis commonly referred to as Ternate Cleaner Shrimp. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Lysmata ternatensis are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Lysmata ternatensis, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Lysmata ternatensis, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
de Man, 1902
This shrimp lives in coral reefs with sandy bottoms in subtidal and intertidal zones.
Hippolysmata acicula Rathbun, 1906
Lysmata affinis Borradaile, 1915
Lysmata seticaudata var. ternatensis de Man, 1902
Palaemon dentatus De Haan, 1844 [in De Haan, 1833-1850]