Spanner Crab

Ranina ranina
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Ranina ranina
Other names Huỳnh Đế crab, Frog Crab, Red Frog Crab
Size Up to 15 cm (5.9 in) Carapace
Weight Up to .90 kg (2 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal and offshore waters, sheltered bays and beaches amongst sandy areas
Depth Range 10 - 100 m (33 - 328 ft)
Spanner Crab Distribution