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Index of flora
Index of fauna
Kingdom Animale | Phylum Arthropoda | Subphylum Crustacea | Class Malacostrata
  Photo by Tan Bee HongOzius guttatus
Ozius guttatus
Family Menippidae

Order Decapoda


This crab is common in granite breakwaters and rocky areas. They have a diagnostic polka-dotted belly. They feed on shellfish, and are mainly nocturnal. (Width up to 8cm).
Introduction
Shore environment
 
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