Porcelain Anemone Crab (Neopetrolisthes maculatus) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Porcelain Anemone Crab

Neopetrolisthes-ohshimal is a species of Porcelain Crab that lives in the Indo-Pacific region. It spends nearly all its life within the stinging tentacles of its host anemone.

Porcelain Anemone Crab (Neopetrolisthes ohshimal)
Adult Porcelain Anemone Crab (Neopetrolisthes ohshimal) in its anemone
Porcelain Anemone Crab (Neopetrolisthes ohshimal)
A Porcelain Anemone Crab (Neopetrolisthes ohshimal) in its host anemone
Porcelain Anemone Crab Neopetrolisthes maculatus
Scientific Rank
Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Order: Decapoda (Crustaceans)
Family: Porcellanidae (Porcellanidae)
Genus: Neopetrolisthes (Neopetrolisthes)
Species: Neopetrolisthes maculatus
Average Size: 3 centimetres

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