Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Stegopontonia commensalis Nobili, 1906





Extra Distribution Information

Indo-west central Pacific Oceans (East Africa to Hawai'i).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Commensal, low intertidal, shallow subtidal.

Extra Ecological Information

Obligatory associate of diadematid echinoids, Diadema and Echinothrix species.


General References

Bruce, A.J. 1986. Shrimps that live on Tropical Echinoderms. Underwater 17: 92-94 (illustration and associations)


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 22-Jul-2013 MODIFIED
10-May-2012 10-May-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)