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  • Spotted Porcelain Crab

    Crabs

    Crustacea

    The group of crustaceans consists of about 52,000 species. Between these many species there is a great diversity of forms. Mostly, crustaceans are found in fresh and salt water. However, some species are also land-dwelling.

    Related to Ecdysozoa, Arthropods, Crustaceans
    habitat Freshwater, saltwater, some species terrestrial
    Mode of life Very diverse
    Body length The largest crab species is the Japanese giant crab with a size of 3.7 m from the tip of one leg to the other.

    Distribution

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