General Description

Body transparent with thin red lines and spots. Up to 7 cm long (head to tail tip).


Hinge-beak Shrimps can move the triangular piece of carapace between their eyes (rostrum) up and down. It is thought to be a threat display. Only three species from this group of shrimps occur in Australia.


South Australian, Tasmanian and Victorian waters.


Rocky reefs, in crevices or among seaweed and seagrass, to depth of 25 m.

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