Often associated with large sea cucumbers. Its colour patterns are often similar to those of hosts.
This species has a commensalistic relationship with certain sea cucumbers. It can be found within the gut cavity, or near the oral tentacles and anus of sea cucumber species Holothuria whitmaei, Actinopyga obesa, and most commonly Holothuria atra
IUCN Red List
GBIF Distribution Map for Lissocarcinus orbicularis not found.