Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Arthropoda
Subphylum
Crustacea
Class
Malacostraca
Order
Decapoda
Suborder
Pleocyemata
Family
Palaemonidae
Genus
Macrobrachium
Species
olfersii
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
0 meters
Max Depth
2 meters
Overall Geographic Range
North Carolina–Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea–Brazil
Habitat-Biology
  • benthic
  • coastal freshwater
  • estuarine
  • nonindigenous to Gulf of Mexico