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Purple shore crab

Leptograpsus variegatus


A species of grapsid crab

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Purple Rock Crab
Leptograpsus variegatus Leptograpsus variegatus

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1 Comment

EStephenson 9 years ago

Thanks so much for the ID!

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Northland, New Zealand

Spotted on Jan 5, 2006
Submitted on Oct 13, 2011

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