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Red Claw Mangrove Crab

Perisesarma bidens

Description:

Red Claw Mangrove Crab spotted on Miyajima (Itsukushima) Island, Japan. This crab crawled out from a drainage pipe as I was hiking by.

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Red claw mangrove crab
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4 Comments

SargonR
SargonR a year ago

It was pure happenstance that I got to see this little guy, we were pretty far up the mountain, and it just happened to come out of a drainage pipe(?) alongside the path.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

Wow I just found out Japan is within their natural range. I withdraw my 'pet' comment. Nice find.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

Maybe someone has lost their pet mangrove crab ... https://www.researchgate.net/figure/The-...

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year ago

Possibly Hemigrapsus sanguineus - Japanese shore crab?

SargonR
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SargonR

廿日市市, 中国地方, Japan

Spotted on Sep 15, 2019
Submitted on Sep 15, 2019

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