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Repinned from unlabled pin. -- Found on Wikipedia: "Hepatus epheliticus, known by various names, including the calico crab (not to be confused with Ovalipes ocellatus), Dolly Varden crab and Leopard crab, is a species of crab. It lives in shallow water in the western Atlantic Ocean from the Chesapeake Bay to the Dominican Republic. It has a 3 in–wide carapace adorned with large red spots with darker outlines." [Found and linked to a page with this photo as "Calico Box Crab." More info…

Watermelon Fiddler Crab (Uca crassipes) Habitat: Western Pacific – China, Japan, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Papa New Guinea, Melanesia, Micronesia

Sally Lightfoot Crab (Graspus graspus), searching for algae in the intertidal zone / Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos, Equador


King Crab - Alaskan Cold-Water Giants

The red king crab can become very large, with a carapace measuring up to 11 inches (28cm) in width. Their leg span is very long, at 6 feet (1.8m). They naturally live in the Bering Sea, between St. Lawrence Island and the Aleutian Islands.

New species of purple crab discovered in the Philippines

purple crab discovered

turtle tank, but I would put in a separator, the small sandy part for my crabs, and the big one for his fish :)