Purple Rock Crab

Leptograpsus variegatus

Summary 4

Leptograpsus variegatus, known as the purple rock crab, is a marine large-eyed crab of the family Grapsidae, found in southern subtropical Indo-Pacific Oceans. It grows to around 50 millimetres (2.0 in) shell width. It is the only species in the genus Leptograpsus.

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More Info

iNaturalist NZ Map

Category Crabs.