Chameleon Prawn is something of a generic term applied to a group of small prawns which are often difficult to identify precisely from photographs. As a group they are common all around the UK.They are up to 2cms long and are frequently seen in large groups hovering just above the bottom. They feed by creating a current with the appendages around the “chest” area and collecting particles of suspended matter. Females can be seen carrying eggs in a brood pouch which are quite visible due to the transparency of the underparts.
St. Abbs Marine Reserve, North Sea