Light-foot or Red Shore Crab
Photo by Gerick Bergsma
Light-foot crabs spend a lot of time out of the water, and are most commonly seen on rocky shorelines.
|Throughout the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific, as far as Hawaii and French Polynesia.|
|Rocky shorelines and the shallow subtidal.|
|Scavenges plants, algae and animal material along the shore.|
|Light-foot crabs get their name from their speed and agility while scuttling across the rocks.|
- Moorea Biocode Database