Admete Crab (Thalamita admete)

Also known as Brachyura Crabs, True Crabs, Eyes-wide-apart Swimming Crabs, Portunid Crab, Swimmer Crab, Swimming Crab

Description

Also known as Brachyura Crabs, True Crabs, Eyes-wide-apart Swimming Crabs, Portunid Crab, Swimmer Crab and Swimming Crab.

Found on sand and rocky areas of coral and rocky reefs and estuaries.
They feed on bivalves.
Length - ?cm
Depth - 0-120m
Widespread - Indo-Pacific


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. Ref: http://www.sealifebase.org/summary/Thalamita-admete.html

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