Three-pronged Sea Spider

Halicarcinus ovatus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Halicarcinus ovatus
Other names Three-pronged Flat Spider Crab
Size Up to 2 cm (.78 in) Carapace
Weight A few grams


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters amongst muddy areas of shallow reef rich in algae & seagrass
Depth Range 0 - 85 m (278 ft)
Three-pronged Sea Spider Distribution
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