Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Macrobrachium idae (Heller, 1862)

Ida's River Prawn, Orana River Prawn (Fao)





Extra Distribution Information

Jeannie River basin to Herbert River basin; Indo-West Pacific region (east Africa to the Philippines, New Guinea and the Admiralty Islands).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Qld: Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Estuary, freshwater.

Extra Ecological Information

Euryhaline, salinity 0–33 ppt, adults predominantly in lowland waterholes and billabongs, tidal rivers and creeks.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
22-Jul-2013 11-Mar-2015 MODIFIED
10-May-2012 10-May-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)