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