Twin Horn Helmet Crab (Gomeza Bicornis)

Also known as Bipedal Crab, Masked Burrowing Crab, Masked Crab, Sand Crab, True Crab

Description

Also known as Bipedal Crab, Masked Burrowing Crab, Masked Crab, Sand Crab, True Crab.

Found buried in sandy bottoms and seagrass beds usually with antennae poking through.
They feed on invertebrates and plankton.
Length - 2cm
Depth - 0-6m
Widespread Indo-West 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: https://www.sealifebase.ca/summary/Gomeza-bicornis.html

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