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Index of flora
Index of fauna
Kingdom Animale | Phylum Arthropoda | Subphylum Crustacea | Class Malacostrata
  Photo by Kang NeeMud Shrimp
Wolffogebia phuketensis

Family Upogebiidae
Order Decapoda


This is a common but rarely seen mangrove animal. It excavates burrows in mud lobster mounds, in the mud trapped by mangrove roots and in mud banks of the upper littoral zone. Little is known of their habits, but they are probably filter and mud feeders. (Length 4cm).
Introduction
Shore environment
 
From A Guide to Seashore Life by Dr Leo W H Tan and Peter K L Ng
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP

@Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre