Red Spot King Prawn

Melicertus longistylus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Melicertus longistylus
Family Crustaceans / Penaeidae
Size Up to 15 cm (5.9 in)
Weight Up to .035 kg (.077 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal to deeper ocean waters amongst sandy areas often near reef
Depth Range 0 - 55 m (180 ft)
Red Spot King Prawn Distribution
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