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Sand shrimp

Scientific Name
Crangon uritai
Scientific Author
Hayashi and Kim, 1999
Taxonomy
(Decapoda: Caridea: Crangonidae)
Status
Exotic Species Establishment in Australia
Reliability
High
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Distribution

  • South and South-East Asia
  • Australasian - Oceanian

Description

Natural geographical range includes the Yellow Sea, northern part of the East China Sea, central and southern part of the Sea of Japan, and Japanese mainland (southern Hokkaido to Kyushu); intertidal to 24 m. The present discovery from Port Phillip Bay, Australia, is considered to be an artificial introduction from East Asian waters.


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