• Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Subphylum: Crustacea
  • Class: Malacostraca
  • Subclass: Eumalacostraca
  • Superorder: Peracarida
  • Order: Amphipoda
  • Suborder: Corophiidea
  • Family: Caprellidae
  • Scientific name: Pseudoprotella phasma
  • Norwegian: -


It can grow to a length of 25 mm. In the back of the head there is a large spine. The first body segment has one spine, the second segment has three. The following segments have a variable number of tubercles. Under the third and fourth segment there are small gills.


This skeleton shrimp is usual sublittoral and most frequent on large hydroids.


It is common in along the coasts of Norway, the North Sea and the British Isles.