Carapace light to dark brown, sides curved with one notch behind the eye. Front of carapace curves down. Up to 3 cm wide (carapace).
Haswell's Shore Crabs dig burrows for protection in sand or mud above the high tide level.
Sheltered coasts, under rocks, in burrows, mid to high tide levels.
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