Nodose Clinging Crab (Mithraculus coryphe)

Also known as Spider Crab, True Crab


Also known as Spider Crab, True Crab.

Found over rocky areas, of coral and rocky coastal reefs.
Length - ?cm
Depth - 0-60m
Widespread Western Atlantic, Caribbean

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:


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