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Lady Crab

Crabe demoiselle ou Crabe calico

Ovalipes ocellatus

  • Description Description Icon
    Lady Crabs are easily identified by their hindmost legs, that are shaped like paddles, adapted for swimming. There are three sharp points in between the eye sockets and five along the carapace.
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  • Interesting Fact Interesting Fact Icon
    Lady crabs are a very aggressive species and can easily give you a powerful bite with their pinchers.