Pear-shaped carapace with two long rostral projections, which are nearly as long as the body, and two shorter projections from the rear sides. The species is nearly always heavily encrusted with sponges and other sessile animals.
Max Size: 8 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 16.2-24.6°C
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (10% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Few (4 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: GJ Edgar. 2008. Australian Marine Life. New Holland, Sydney