Yellow Shore Crab (Eriphia Spinifrons)

Latin name: Eriphia spinifrons
Common name: Yellow shore crab
Family: Cancridae

Habitat: This species lives from the intertidal down to 6 metres depth at most.

Behaviour: During low tide it frequently remains out of the water, fleeing into a small crevice when feeling threatened.

Enemies: In some areas, this sturdy species is collected for human consumption.