3 photos - 1 species

Lybia tessellata

Boxer crabs, Boxing crabs or Pom-pom crabs

Maximum length: 2 cm

Maximum depth: 1 - 20 m

They get their name from the anemones they carry in their claws for defence.

They are also known as pompom crabs because they wave their anemones

around like players on the pitch.

They always need new ones as they are not exactly careful with them.

Photos 1 - 3 Johnny: Bangka Island North - Sulawesi