Common in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Known from the Red Sea and tropical Western Pacific. Members of the genus recorded from all states of Australia.
Associates with a goby, preparing and maintaining shared burrow in sandy rubble. Specimen photographed at 21 m.
Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-Pacific, Terrence M. Gosliner, David W. Behrens and Gary C. Williams, Sea Challengers Publication, Monterey, California. 1996. p.209.
Atlas of Living Australia website at https://bie.ala.org.au/search?q=alpheus. Accessed 12/11/2018.