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Updated 12/16/2013

Family Portunidae

HAWAII

Thalamita crenata

Kuli'ou'ou, Oahu, 1 foot



Moku o Lo'e, Oahu, 1 foot

BLUE-PINCHER or  NOTCHED SWIMMING CRAB

Common in muddy bays and harbors.  Claws blue with reddish-brown tips.  Attains carapace width of 4 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.