Elegant Squat Lobster
Longitudinal stripes, although this is sometimes lacking, particularly on smaller animals. To 15 mm long.
Live commensally with feather-stars (crinoid echinoderms), where they are well-camouflaged amongst feathery arms; intertidal pools to about 150 m.
Northern Australia; Indo-West Pacific, East Africa to Fiji.
Elegant Squat Lobster, Allogalathea elegans.
Photo courtesy Ian Banks.
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