APHOTOMARINE

An online educational resource dedicated to the photography of
marine themes, marinelife, life on the seashore and in rockpools
in the coastal waters of south-West England by David Fenwick.

Mud shrimp, Sandhopper and Skeleton shrimp Images (Amphipoda)
Amphipod Parasites

Hyperia
Hyperia galba - A Parasitic Amphipod

Sandhoppers

Ampithoe
Ampithoe species - An Amphipod or Sandhopper

Dexamine
Dexamine spinosa - An Amphipod or Sandhopper

Gammarus
Gammarus species - An Amphipod or Sandhopper
Gammarus or Echinogammarus species ? (1)
- An Amphipod or Sandhopper

Melita
Melita palmata or M. hergensis ?
- An Amphipod or Sandhopper

Tube makers

Jassa
Jassa species (1) - J. falcata ? - A Mottled tube maker
Jassa species (2) - A Mottled tube maker

Skeleton shrimps

Caprella
Caprella linearis (Linnaeus, 1767) - Linear skeleton shrimp

Mud shrimps

Corophium
Corophium species - Mud shrimp

Woodhoppers

Arcitalitrus
Arcitalitrus dorrieni (Hunt, 1925) - Woodhopper

Amphipod Images in need of identification

This is a very rough identification guide. Amphipods in general, can be very difficult to identify, and even more so from photographs, even good high resolution macro photographs. I am very grateful for the help and advice given to me by Marco Faase on the subject.

Mud Shrimp Sandhopper and Skeleton Shrimp Images Amphipoda UK