Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Callichirus
Family: Callianassidae (Crustacea/Decapoda)
Taxon : Water invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
kraussi
NOTES

A prawn up to 7 cm long with one large and one small claw. They feed by sifting through the sand for debris.


AUTHORITY
(Stebbing, 1900)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
 


Colour
Notes: The body is largely white
Colour: White
Notes: The nippers are pink
Colour: Pink
Common Name
Sand prawn
Pink prawn
Prawn
Habitat
NOTES: Burrows in sand banks which are covered at high tide
HABITAT NAME: River
Uses
Bait
Makes very good bait
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Callianassa krausii



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