IUCN threat status:

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Description

 A distinctive crab with a variable colour pattern of reddish-yellow and light brown. The body is smooth and grows up to 35 mm long with three small, similar sized teeth between the eyes. It is host to the parasitic barnacle Sacculina carcini in some areas.

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Source: Marine Life Information Network

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