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Blue swimmer crab

Portunus armatus

Big crabs full of meat Only found a couple of females

Depth 6m
Portunus armatus

About this species

Blue swimmer crabs are generally distinguished by the long spine projecting from each side of the carapace and the fact that their last pair of legs is modified as swimming paddles. Males are blue and have larger claws than females, which are green-brown in colour. Read more…

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