Florent's Guide To The

South Florida Reefs

Heart Urchin Pea Crab
Heart Urchin Pea Crab
Scientific Name: Dissodactylus primitivus
Infraorder: Brachyura
Family: Pinnotheridae
Category: Pea Crabs
Size: Up to 0.5 in. (1.2 cm)  
Depth: 3-130 ft. (1-40 m)
Distribution: Caribbean, Florida, Bahamas
Note: Lives underside of sea urchin Meoma ventricosa

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