Record (Lizard Island Field Guide)

Record details

species: Unidentified penaeid 1
Observed by Lyle Vail
Tue, 1 Mar 2016 21:00:00

Location details

  • Lizard Island, Queensland

  • LIRS main mooring area and saltwater intake pipes

  • Marine specimens found at a depth between 0.5 m and 2 metres.

Details about the specimens

  • 20 specimens. (accurate to within 10)
  • specimens alive when found.
  • specimens alive at end of the observation process.
  • specimens left in natural environment.
  • The record does not indicate whether reproduction was occurring.

Several seen swimming just above surface of sand at night, can bury quickly in the sand.

Supporting photos