Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Trypaea australiensis Dana, 1852

Australian Ghost Shrimp(Fao), Ghost Nippers (Aust), Marine Yabby (Aust)



New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Burrower, estuary, littoral, sand bottom, sublittoral.


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)
08-May-2012 08-May-2012 MODIFIED
03-Jun-2010 MODIFIED