Alpheus acutocarinatus is an Indo-West Pacific snapping shrimp that belongs to the Brevirostris species group within the genus Alpheus. For more details, see ABRS (2009): http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/abrs/online-resources/fauna/a....
Systematics and Identification
Alpheus acutocarinatus belongs to the Brevirostris species group within the genus Alpheus (Banner and Banner 1982). Type locality: Madura Strait, Bay of Labuan Tring, Sumbawa, Indonesia, types stored at the Zoölogisch Museum, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (ZMA). For additional descriptions, see Banner and Banner (1982), Chace (1988).
Indo-West Pacific: Indonesia, Madagascar, Gulf of Thailand, Australia (Banner and Banner 1982); Philippines (Banner and Banner 1981).
Maximum body size is 9 mm (carapace length)(Chace 1988).
Depth range (m): 36 - 36
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Habitat and Host Associations
Depth range 20-72 m (Chace 1988).
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