Alpheus ochrostriatus (Karplus, Szlep and Tsurnamal, 1981)

Alpheus ochrostiatus
Alpheus ochrostiatus
Photographer: 
Ian Shaw
Date: 
Monday, 11 January 2016
Location: 
Nth Solitary Island
Depth: 
21m
Alpheus ochrostiatus
Alpheus ochrostiatus
Photographer: 
Ian Shaw
Date: 
Saturday, 16 March 2002
Location: 
Nth Solitary Island
Depth: 
22m
Common name: Fine-striped Snapping Shrimp
Distribution:

Relatively common in the northern area of the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Known from the Red Sea and tropical Western Pacific.

Ecological Notes:

Associates with a goby, preparing and maintaining shared burrow in sandy rubble.

Additional Notes:

Seen here with A. ogasawarensis also known to associate with A. steinitzi and A. wheeleri .