Florent's Guide To The

Tropical Reefs

Channel Clinging Crab
Channel Clinging Crab
Scientific Name: Mithrax spinosissimus
Infraorder: Brachyura
Family: Mithracidae
Category: Spider Crabs
Also known as: King Crab, Reef Spider Crab, Coral Crab
Size: 5 to 10 in. (12 to 25 cm)  
Depth: 10-130 ft. (3-40 m)
Distribution: Caribbean, Bahamas, Florida

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