Florent's Guide To The

Tropical Reefs

Channel Clinging Crab

Channel Clinging Crab - Mithrax spinosissimus
Location: Cozumel, Mexico

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


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