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Updated 10/1/2012

Family Portunidae

HAWAII

Charybdis hawaiensis

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 20 feet

 

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 60 feet

HAWAIIAN SWIMMING CRAB

Common at scuba depths in holes and within Antler coral.  Attains carapace width of 3 inches.  Hawaii, Society Islands, Tuamotus.