Spider Crabs (Xenocarcinus sp.)

Also known as Arrowhead Crab, Brachyura Crab, Decorator Crab, Imitator Crab

Description

Also known as Arrowhead Crab, Brachyura Crab, Decorator Crab, Imitator Crab.

Found singly or in pairs hiding amongst corals over coral and rocky reefs.
They feed on plankton.
Length - 2cm
Depth - ?
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.
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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