Green Flat Rock Crab (Percnon abbreviatum)

Also known as Nimble Spray Crab, Sally Lightfoot Crab, Sally Longleg, Shore Crab, Spray Crab, True Crab

Description

Also known as Nimble Spray Crab, Sally Lightfoot Crab, Sally Longleg, Shore Crab, Spray Crab, True Crab.

Found on rocky shores clinging to jetties, beach rocks and walls over intertidal coral and rocky reefs.
They feed on algae.
Length - 2.5cm
Depth - land to 20m
Widespread Eastern Atlantic, 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: x

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