Clibanarius virescens (Krauss, 1843)

Clibanarius virescens
Clibanarius virescens
Photographer: 
Matt Nimbs
Date: 
Sunday, 31 August 2014
Location: 
Flat-Top Point
Depth: 
1m
Distribution:

Common in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Known from Geraldton in Western Australia, across the tropical north, south to Sydney NSW on the east coast.

Ecological Notes:

Frequents areas of mangroves, rocky shores and soft sediments. Intertidal and subtidal to a depth of 10m.

Additional Notes:

Distinctively coloured claws and legs help identify this species. Carapace length of around 40mm.

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