Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Macrobrachium lar (Fabricius, 1798)

Giant Jungle Prawn (Aust), Monkey River Shrimp (Fao)




Northern Territory, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

Indo-west Pacific Oceans.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NT, Qld: Central Arnhem (CA), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Gulf Coastal (GUC), Wet Tropics (WT)

Other Regions

Christmas Island terrestrial & freshwater

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors


Extra Ecological Information

Adults in seasonally torrential, rainforest streams.


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)