Brachyuran Crab Database

   Spider Crab
 
Photograph by Robert Jones (Trowbridge)
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Scientific Name:
  Pisa armata
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We are experiencing identification difficulties over these small spider crabs.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Information wanted: Please send any records of this crab, with location, date, who discovered it, how it was identified, prevalence, common name and any other details to 
Shorewatch Project EMail Glaucus@hotmail.com. 
All messages will receive a reply. 
Shorewatch Project

 

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