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Profile lexID: 6298 AphiaID: Scientific: Thalamita sp. 03 German: Schwimmkrabbe English: Swimming Crabs Category: Krabben Family tree: (Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Thalamita (Genus) > sp. 03 (Species) Occurrence: , Red Sea Egypte Sea depth: Meter Temperature: 20°C - 25°C Food: Ongewervelden, Schelpen, Slakken, Vissen (kleine vissen), Wormen CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2013-10-27 13:34:12
Last edit: 2017-11-20 19:39:08
Swimming crabs are among the few crabs that are swift and agile swimmers. They swim with their last pair of legs which are paddle-shaped.They often hide among the vegetation and slip under rocks and into crevices.
The identification is not completely successful. The photo is from the Red Sea.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) >Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Brachyura (Infraorder) > Eubrachyura (Section) > Heterotremata (Subsection) > Portunoidea (Superfamily) > Portunidae (Family) > Thalamitinae (Subfamily) > Thalamita (Genus)
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