species: Unidentified penaeid 1 in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Unidentified penaeid 1

©Anne Hoggett: Prawn about 8 cm long at night in shallow water off beach in front of Lizard Island Research Station.

©Anne Hoggett: These prawns can bury themselves in sand very quickly; Lizard Island off Research Station.

©Anne Hoggett: This seems to be a smaller individual (about 4 cm long) of the same species as above, found at the same time and place.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Decapoda
Family Penaeidae
Species Unidentified penaeid 1



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



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