Diagnostic Description

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Habitat: Intertidal pool, in sand, beneath stones at LWS (Thandar & Rowe, 1989). This species is known from the Red Sea and South Africa to Hawaii and Easter Island and from China to New Caledonia (Massin, 1996). Also recorded in Maldive area, East Indies, north Australia, Philippines, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). Ecology: benthic, continental shelf, detritus feeder, deposit feeder. Tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-77 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).


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