Speckled Sand Crab

Ashtoret lunaris
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Ashtoret lunaris
Other names Yellow Moon Crab, Spotted Moon Crab, Box Crab, Moon Crab
Size Up to 8 cm (3.14 in) Carapace
Weight Up to .40 kg (.88 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters amongst intertidal zones in sandy, muddy & rubble areas often near seagrass beds
Depth Range 0 - 20 m (65 ft)
Speckled Sand Crab Distribution