Rhynchocinetes serratus, Batemans Bay, NSW, Photo: Andrew Green
Rhynchocinetes serratus, Narooma, NSW, Photo: Andrew Green
Complex pattern of spots and bands along the back and prominent bands on the legs. This shrimp occurs abundantly in crevices on exposed reefs in New South Wales and is commonly seen by divers at night.
Max Size: 6 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 15.5-24.6°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (12% 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: Many (19 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