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warty crab

Eriphia verrucosa


"The carapace is thick and smooth, ranging in colour from brownish-red to brownish-green, with yellow spots; its front margin is armed with seven "teeth" on either side, and five or six between the eyes. The claws are strong and have black fingers; one claw is generally larger than the other and is armed with rounded tubercles while the smaller claw bears sharper projections, arranged in line"


tidal pools Xiringuito beach Algarve hiding in a rock

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1 Comment

PedroNicolau 7 years ago

Curious little guy! Great spotting

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Algarve, Portugal

Spotted on Aug 31, 2013
Submitted on Sep 8, 2013

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