It is unclear whether the Panda Shrimp or Black Panda Shrimp is a direct morph of the Crystal Black Shrimp, or the wild Orange Bee, or perhaps a combination. Panda Shrimp look very similar to Crystal Blacks, with the exception of a mostly-black headgear, as well as deeper shades of black and white.
Scientific Name: Caridina Cantonensis
Common Name: Panda Shrimp, Panda Taiwan Bee, Black Panda, Shadow Panda
Grading and Variations
To distinguish Panda Shrimp from Crystal Black Shrimp, pay attention to the headgear. Pandas have a almost all black head, and also exhibits deeper shades of black and white. A morph of the Panda has blue in place of the white bands, these are referred to as Blue Pandas or Shadow Pandas.