Body and claws orange, covered with short hairs. One claw larger than the other. Up to 7 cm long (head to tail tip).
Hairy Snapping Shrimps use the fingers at the end of their larger claw to make a loud click sound to stun prey. Little else is known of their biology despite them being a common species. They belong to the most diverse group of shrimps in southern Australia with almost 50 species known.
Under stones and corals, to depth of 45 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed