Urocaridella antonbruunii (Bruce, 1967)


Uncommon in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Distributed throughout the Indo-West Pacific region. In Australia recorded from the Northern Territory and Queensland.

Ecological Notes: 

Found in holes and caves, often floating motionless in the water column.

Additional Notes: 

Transparent body with a long slender rostrum, covered with white and red spots. The chelipeds and walking legs are red and white banded. Grows to 30 mm.


Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-Pacific, Terrence M. Gosliner, David W. Behrens and Gary C. Williams, Sea Challengers Publication, Monterey, California. 1996. p.202.

Atlas of Living Australia website at https://bie.ala.org.au/search?q=Urocaridella+antonbruunii. Accessed 15/11/2018.