Body very round, head inset into the first body segment with a pair of kidney shaped eyes on top. Body highly domed with only slight mid-dorsal crests. The first legs are a pair of solid claws. Up to 10 mm long.
Serolina clarella, is a member of the genus referred to as sand skaters. They use their discoid shape and camouflage to swim and walk about invisibly on the surface of sand in marine environments. They feed on the organic matter found in the sand.
Subtidal sand and mud, 10-90 m depth.
Southern temperate oceans, including south-eastern Australia.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed