Admete Crab (Thalamita admete)

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

Description

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

Found on rock and sandy bottoms of coral and rocky intertidal reefs.
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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