Reddish brown carapace with black fingers on the chelipeds. The species is distinguished from its closest relative, N. integrifrons, by having a small notch at the front of the carapace midway between the eyes. This species is common on exposed coasts, whereas N. integrifrons prefers more sheltered sites.
Max Size: 9 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 10.2-22.3°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (21% 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 (2 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