Coral Crabs (Trapeziidae)
Crustaceans, Brachyura Crabs, Commensal & Swimmer Crabs, Coral Crabs, True Crabs, Trapeze Crab, Xanthid Crab, Coral Guard Crab, Orange Coral Crab.
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Also known as Crustaceans, Brachyura Crabs, Commensal & Swimmer Crabs, Coral Crabs, True Crabs, Trapeze Crab, Xanthid Crab, Coral Guard Crab and Orange Coral Crab.
Found on coral and rocky reefs, between the finger-like branches of hard coral formations.
They hide during the day coming out at night to spread their arms and feed.
They feed on plankton.
Length - 1.5cm
Brachyura crabs are considered true crabs, they have a short abdomen, 4 walking legs and a pair of clawed arms at the front.
Many thousands of species live worldwide in sea water, fresh water and on land.
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