Body mottled brown, green or grey. Carapace rectangular with three pointed projections on each side. Eyes black. Up to 2 cm wide (carapace).
Little Shore Crabs are active scavengers on the rocky shore.
Under rocks, sheltered and exposed intertidal areas, to depth of 10 m.
South-eastern Australia, including central Victorian.
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