Species under Periclimenaeus
n= 28
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Periclimenaeus arabicus
(Calman, 1939)
Indo-Pacific
Periclimenaeus ardeae
Bruce, 1970
Western Indian Ocean
Periclimenaeus ascidiarum
Holthuis, 1951
Caribbean ascidian shrimp Western Atlantic
Periclimenaeus atlanticus
(Rathbun, 1901)
Western Atlantic
Periclimenaeus bermudensis
(Armstrong, 1940)
Bermuda sponge shrimp Western Atlantic
Periclimenaeus bidentatus
Bruce, 1970
Indo-West Pacific
Periclimenaeus bredini
Chace, 1972
Western Atlantic
Periclimenaeus caraibicus
Holthuis, 1971
Western Atlantic
Periclimenaeus chacei
Abele, 1971
Western Atlantic
Periclimenaeus colodactylus
Bruce, 1996
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenaeus diplosomatis
Bruce, 1980
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenaeus hecate
(Nobili, 1904)
Indo-Pacific
Periclimenaeus jeancharcoti
Bruce, 1991
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenaeus maxillulidens
(Schmitt, 1936)
Western Atlantic
Periclimenaeus nobilii
Bruce, 1974
Indo-West Pacific
Periclimenaeus orbitocarinatus
Fransen, 2006
Indo-Pacific
Periclimenaeus palauensis
Miyake & Fujino, 1968
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenaeus pearsei
(Schmitt, 1932)
black sponge shrimp Western Atlantic
Periclimenaeus perlatus
(Boone, 1930)
Western Atlantic
Periclimenaeus rastrifer
Bruce, 1980
Western Pacific
Periclimenaeus rhodope
(Nobili, 1904)
Indo-West Pacific
Periclimenaeus robustus
Borradaile, 1915
Western Indian Ocean
Periclimenaeus schmitti
Holthuis, 1951
Tortugas bigclaw Western Atlantic
Periclimenaeus spinosus
Holthuis, 1951
Eastern Pacific
Periclimenaeus stylirostris
Bruce, 1969
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenaeus tridentatus
(Miers, 1884)
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenaeus tuamotae
Bruce, 1969
Central Pacific
Periclimenaeus wilsoni
(Hay, 1917)
clear sponge shrimp Western Atlantic
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