Rayllianassa amboinensis (De Man, 1888)
photo by Yap, Michael

Family:  Callianassidae (ghost shrimp)
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 18 - 366 m
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific.
Biology:  Suspension feeder; burrows in various types of sediments; cryptic lifestyle (Ref. 97324). It also inhabits burrows in sponges or alcyonacean soft corals (Ref. 97481). Hermaphrodites (Ref. 97324).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 01.08.12
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 26.06.15

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