Golden bee shrimp

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Golden bee shrimp
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Caridea
Family: Atyidae
Genus: Caridina
Species: Caridina cantonensis
Binomial name
Caridina cantonensis
Yu, 1938 [1]

The golden bee shrimp is a species of shrimp found in southern China, including Hong Kong .[1] It is one of many varieties of Bee shrimp.


The shrimp has a white outside shell and the flesh is an orange/golden color. Females are larger than males and the female's eggs are brown. The offspring are the same color as their parents when they emerge from the eggs .[2]