Crab ID needed

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  1. leslie hempel

    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    a friend of mine found this crab on the beach the other day and is very curious as to what species it is..

    can anyone assist?

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  3. Fred d

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    Looks cool ... perfect for my nano ...
     
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    Kelp Crab perhaps?
     
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    Looks a bit like a sharp nose crab.
     
  6. leslie hempel

    leslie hempel Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    um its not really small :) around the size of the palm of your hand with legs taken into consideration. no kelp around here, i have seen them in the trasnkei coast before aswell...
     
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    8 legs 2 claws, carapace, definatly looks like a crab :p It does look creepy though
     
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