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Crab Photos - True & Other

Here is a photo collection of True and other types of closely related saltwater Crabs.
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True Crab Photo Gallery
Here is a gallery of outstanding photos of True Crabs, most of which can be found in the hobby saltwater aquarium trade.

The Winner!! Sam Wong's Emerald Crab
The Winner!! Sam Wong's Outstanding Emerald Crab (Mithrax sculptus) winning photo in the About Saltwater Aquariums October 2002 Fish & Critter Photo Contest.

Richard Lovdahl's Atlantic Blue Crab
Richard Lovdahl's terrific close up photo of his Atlantic Blue Crab (Callinectes Sapidus). Richard caught this crab in a killie trap, about a quarter of a mile east of Laguardia Airport.

Kate's Red-ridged Clinging Crab
Kate Dick's terrific close up photo of her Red-Ridged Clinging Crab (Mithrax forceps).

Saleem's Sally Lightfoot Crab
Saleem Banatwala's outstanding photo of his Sally Lightfoot Crab (Perchon gibbesi).

Chris's Porcelain Anemone Crab
Chris Anderson's Porcelain Anemone Crab photo.

Mike's Emerald Crab
Mike Petersen's photo of his Emerald Crab which resides in his 55g tank.

Brandon's Horseshoe Crab
Brandon Nicolay's great close up photo of his Horseshoe Crab.

Kenneth's Arrow Crab
Kenneth Conner's photo of his Arrow Crab (Stenorhynchus seticornis) eating a Bristle Worm, submitted for entry in an About Saltwater Aquariums Photo Contest.

Todd's "Crummy the Crab" Photo
Todd Gunderson's photo of "Crummy the Crab", submitted for entry in an About Saltwater Aquariums Photo Contest.

Lori's Porcelain Anemone Crab
Lori Adelman's close up photo of her Porcelain Anemone Crab (Neopetrolisthes ohshimai) & Condylactus Anemone, submitted for entry in an About Saltwater Aquariums Photo Contest.

R.J. Wolloe's Horseshoe Crab
R.J. Wolloe's photo of her rarely seen Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus) in her 50g FOWLR tank.

Jason's Porcelain Anemone Crab
Jason Hendrix's outstanding photo of his Porcelain Anemone Crab (Neopetrolisthes ohshimai), submitted for entry in the About Saltwater Aquariums Photo Contest.

Ken's Emerald Mithrax Crab
Ken Collins's crystal clear close up photo of his Emerald Mithrax Crab (Mithrax sculptus) in his 55g reef tank.

'A'Ama Crab
Keoki and Yuko Stenders' photo of the 'A'Ama Crab (Grapsus tenuicrustatus) which is found in Hawaii.

Rainbow Swimming Crab
Keoki & Yuko Stenders' photo of the Rainbow Swimming Crab (Charybdis erythrodactyla), found in Hawaii.

Red Liomera Crab
Keoki and Yuko Stenders' photo of a Red Liomera Crab (Liomera rubra) found in Hawaii.

Smooth Box Crab
Keoki and Yuko Stenders' photo of the Smooth Box Crab (Calappa calappa) which is found in Hawaii.

Sea Cucumber Crab
Keoki and Yuko Stenders' photo of the Sea Cucumber Crab (Lissocarcinus orbicularis) which is found in Hawaii.

Stone Crab
Chris Colello's photo of the Stone Crab in his 30g FOWLR tank

Yellow-Spotted Guard Crab
Keoki and Yuko Stenders' photo of the Yellow-Spotted Guard Crab (Trapezius flavopunctata) which is found in Hawaii.

Pallid Ghost Crab
Keoki and Yuko Stenders' photo of the Pallid Ghost Crab (Ocypode pallidula) which is found in Hawaii.

7-11 Crab of Hawai'i
From the Hawai'i Coral Reef Network by Brian Tissot, a nice close up view of this strong and extremely hard shelled crab, Carpilus maculatus.  This crab can be a real nuisance and very destructive.

Arrow Crab
From the FINS Invert Index, a view of the Stenorhynchus setrcornis. This crab will attack other reef tank inhabitants.

Crustacean Images
From the Photovault site, this hugh photo collection by Wernher Krutein includes a large array of Crab images, as well as Shrimps, Hermit Crabs and other Crustaceans. No names with the photos for identification, but they are nice for viewing.

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