species: Urocaridella antonbruunii in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Urocaridella antonbruunii

©David Vaughan: Urocaridella antonbruunii at Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Decapoda
Family Palaemonidae
Genus Urocaridella
Species Urocaridella antonbruunii



Distinguishing features

Long, slender rostrum banded red and white.


  • Size data has not been obtained.


Similar taxa


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Humann, P. and N. Deloach (2010). Reef Creature Identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

Other references

  • Vaughan, D.B., A.S. Grutter and K.S. Hutson (2018). Cleaner shrimp are a sustainable option to treat parasitic disease in farmed fish. Scientific Reports, 8: 13959. LIRS catalog number 2270.