Mottled Shore Crab

Pachygrapsus transversus

a sea-shore crab, with square body and wide forehead. body up to 2 cm long.
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Distribution

Shores of the Atlantic Ocean (both sides) and the Mediterranean sea.

Habitat

rocky sea shores

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassMalacostraca
OrderDecapoda
FamilyGrapsidae
GenusPachygrapsus
SpeciesPachygrapsus transversus
Photographed in
Israel