Known from a single specimen found on Tomahawk Island in the low intertidal zone under rocks whilst it is likely that others can be found.
How to identify Alope orientalis?
The rostrum is a little longer than the eye stalks and features 4-7 teeth on the upper margin and the carapace has a small spine above the eye. The tail fins feature a whiteish band and the legs are often banded in colour
What habitats does Alope orientalis live in?
Can be found on reefs and in tidal rock pools amongst seaweeds and seagrasses out to a depth of around 46m
What is the distribution of Alope orientalis?
Indo-Pacific Oceans including Southern Australia and Tasmania
How big does Alope orientalis grow?
Can grow to a length of around 30mm
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