Angular Crab - Goneplax Rhomboides

Angular Crab - Goneplax Rhomboides

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Species Compatibility

Other Crabs
Starfish
Muscells
Anemones

Suitable DisplayRockpool Tank
Shoreline Tank

Identification

Normally a deep orange in colour and has a white underside. Roughly rectangular shaped shell with very pointed corners.
It has long eyestalks. The male has long slender claws and the female has smaller claws.

Habitat

Can be found on muddy sands at depths ranging from 8 to 80 metres.

Species fact

This burrowing species is an unusual sighting but is abundant in some areas.