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Family Xanthidae

HAWAII

Etisus splendidus

Shipwreck Beach, Lana'i, 60 feet

 

Baby Barge, Kahala, Oahu, 60 feet

photo by Gabe Scotti, www.kaimanadivers.com

SPLENDID PEBBLE CRAB

Uncommon on reefs at scuba depths at night.  Carapace width attains 6 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.