Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Alpheus bidens (Olivier, 1811)

Mottled Snapping Prawn




Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

S coast, east Indo-west Pacific Oceans.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, coral reef, low intertidal, subtidal.

Extra Ecological Information

Mostly intertidal collections, also found in heads of coral, dredged to depths of 83 m.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
22-Jul-2013 22-Jul-2013 MODIFIED
10-May-2012 10-May-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)