Florent's Guide To The

Tropical Reefs

Soft Coral Crab
Soft Coral Crab
Scientific Name: Hoplophrys oatesii
Synonyms: Hoplophrys oatesi
Infraorder: Brachyura
Family: Epialtidae
Subfamily: Pisinae
Category: Imitator Crabs
Also known as: Candy Crab
Size: Up to 5/8 in. (1.5 cm)  
Depth: 30-100 ft. (10-30 m)
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific

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