Olivar's Squat Lobster (Munida olivarae)

Also known as Anomura Crab, Bug-eyed Squat Lobster, Robokon Squat Lobster

Description

Also known as Anomura Crab, Bug-eyed Squat Lobster, Robokon Squat Lobster.

Found in small holes often with just the head and arms exposed over shallow waters of coral and rocky reefs.
They feed on zooplankton.
Length - 2cm
Depth - 2-20m
Widespread Western Pacific

Anomura crabs are considered false crabs, they have a longer abdomen and the back legs are modified or reduced so hardly noticeable.
These crabs include the hermit crabs and squat lobsters.
Many thousands of species live worldwide in sea water, fresh water and on land. Ref: x

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