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SOUTHERN SLIPPER LOBSTER (Arctides antipodarum)
Biodiversity > Marine Life > Crustaceans > Crabs, Prawns, Shrimps and Lobsters

Southern slipper lobster

The slipper lobster has its front appendages modified as "shovels" that it uses to sort through sand of the lagoon floor, searching for worms, snails and crustaceans for food. More commonly seen at night

 

Size: 25cm

 
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