Body smooth, circular, with three slightly angular projections on each side. Mottled light and dark green-grey with four white dots on the back. Up to 3 cm wide (carapace).
Smooth Pebble Crabs are most active when the tide is changing. They disappear below the sand when predators are near.
Sand areas, near seagrass, to depth of 5 m.
Not harmful but a nip from claws could be painful.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed