Body dark green-brown with small red spots. One claw larger than the other. Up to 6 cm long (head to tail tip).
Snapping Shrimps live in pairs, making elaborate burrows to about 30 cm deep. They stun prey by making a loud clicking sound with their large claw.
Reef and seaweed areas, to depth of 25 m.
Pacific Islands and Australia.
Small claws but unlikely to nip.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed