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Updated 2/14/2015

Family Carpiliidae

HAWAII

Carpilius convexus



Kaloko, Oahu, 3 feet

Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

 

Mating, Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu



Juvenile, Ma'alaea Bay, Maui

CONVEX CRAB

Occasional in crevices of shallow reefs exposed to wave action.  Carapace width attains 4 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.