Mantis Shrimp

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"I got a mantis shrimp! Pray on someone else, ya shrimp!" —New Leaf
Mantis Shrimp
Mantis Shrimp NL.png
Scientific name Squilla mantis
Family Squillidae
Time of year All year
Time of day 4 pm to 9 am
Location Ocean and Island
Shadow size Small
Shadow movement Erratic
Selling price 1,250 Bells
Appearances Animal Crossing: New Leaf

The Mantis Shrimp (シャコ, Shako) is a type of deep sea creature first found in Animal Crossing: New Leaf.

Donating to the museum[edit]

In New Leaf[edit]

Once the player donates a Mantis Shrimp to the museum, it can be found in the large pool in the first room of the ocean exhibit, along with many other species of deep sea creatures. It is found in the corner near the big rock close to the entrance of the large saltwater exhibit.

"Mantis shrimps have long, sickle-shaped legs and thick carapaces covering both their bodies and tails. They strike captured prey with claws powerful enough to crack the shells of even the toughest crabs. They are a popular dish with fans of seafood, though females with eggs are worth more than males."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
French Crevette-mante -