Harbour Swimming Crab (Portunus (Monomia) cf. petreus)

Also known as Blue-leg Swimming Crab, Harbour Crab, Sandy Swimmer Crab, Swimmer Crab, Swimming Crab, True Crab

Description

Also known as Blue-leg Swimming Crab, Harbour Crab, Sandy Swimmer Crab, Swimmer Crab, Swimming Crab, True Crab.

Found on rocky bottoms of harbours and coral reefs where they can be found feeding on trash!
They feed on detritus.
Length - ?cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread Indo-Pacific

Brachyura crabs are considered true crabs, they have a short abdomen, four 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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