Rhynchocinetes serratus Milne Edwards 1837 (formerly Rhynchocinetes rugulosus)
spotted hinge-beaked shrimp
Rhynchocinetes serratus, spotted hinge-beaked shrimp

family Rhynchocinetidae - hinge-back shrimps

The spotted hinge-beaked (hinge-backed) shrimp, Rhynchocinetes serratus, covered by a complex arrangement of spots and bars. The couple here are about to mate, they are close to a sea urchin.

Distribution =   northern NSW to central Victoria, NE Tasmania
Max size =   6cm