Alpheus parasocialis

Alpheus parasocialis
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Size: 3.5 cm

Distribution: All SA coastal and gulf waters

Habitat: Rocky areas and reef under rocks

Depth: Intertidal to 10+ metres

This shrimp is variable in colour, from brown to a blueish colour. It has one claw much larger than the other, and can be distinguished from others in its genus from the wavy white lines on its claw.