Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

warty crab

Eriphia verrucosa

Description:

"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"

Habitat:

tidal pools Xiringuito beach Algarve hiding in a rock

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

1 Comment

PedroNicolau
PedroNicolau 7 years ago

Curious little guy! Great spotting

mendes.madalena
Spotted by
mendes.madalena

Algarve, Portugal

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

Related Spottings

Warty crab Yellow crab Smooth redeye crab Zebra white

Nearby Spottings

fish eggs marbled rock crab Peacocks tail Anemone

Reference

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors