|Kingdom Animale | Phylum Arthropoda | Subphylum Crustacea | Class Malacostrata|
This crab scurries along concrete surfaces, rocks, trees and other hard structures in all kinds of habitats. It is a scavenger, staying just above the water line. It is able to grip firmly onto these substrates by means of well developed hooks on the tips of the legs. (Width up to 4cm).
From A Guide to Seashore Life by Dr Leo W H Tan and Peter K L Ng
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP
@Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre