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Halocaridina rubra-Opae ula.jpg
Halocaridina rubra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Caridea
Family: Atyidae
Genus: Halocaridina
Holthuis, 1963 [1]

Halocaridina is a genus of atyid shrimp. It contains two species – Halocaridina rubra and Halocaridina palahemo – both endemic to Hawaii.[2] H. rubra is widely kept in aquaria.


  1. ^ "Halocaridina Holthuis, 1963". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  2. ^ Brian Kensley and Dennis Williams (1986). "New shrimps (families Procarididae and Atyidae) from a submerged lava tube on Hawaii". Journal of Crustacean Biology. 6 (3): 417–437. doi:10.2307/1548182. hdl:10088/10284. JSTOR 1548182.