Shore crab (Grapsus albolineatus)

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Shore crab fact file

Shore crab description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassMalacostraca
OrderDecapoda
FamilyGrapsidae
GenusGrapsus (1)

Information on the shore crab is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Sally lightfoot crab.
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Shore crab status

The shore crab has not yet been assessed by the IUCN.

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Authentication

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

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References

  1. Species 2000 ITIS Catalogue of Life (August, 2011)
    http://www.catalogueoflife.org
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Shore crab, dorsal view  
Shore crab, dorsal view

© patrik@patrik.com

Patrik Nilsson
patrik@patrik.com
http://www.patrik.com/

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