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Family: Plagusiidae (See list of species below)

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16 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Euchirograpsus americanus
[American talon crab]
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Euchirograpsus antillensis
[Antillean talon crab]
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Euchirograpsus tuerkayi
[]
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Guinusia chabrus
[]
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Guinusia dentipes
[shore crab]
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Percnon abbreviatum
[]
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Percnon affine
[blue-eyed rock crab]


Percnon gibbesi
[nimble spray crab]
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Percnon guinotae
[]
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Percnon pascuensis
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Percnon planissimum
[flat rock crab]


Plagusia depressa
[tidal spray crab]
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Plagusia immaculata
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Plagusia integripes
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Plagusia speciosa
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Plagusia squamosa
[tuberculated light-foot crab]
16 Species of Family Plagusiidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Euchirograpsus americanus American talon crab Western Atlantic Ocean.
Euchirograpsus antillensis Antillean talon crab Western Atlantic Ocean.
Euchirograpsus tuerkayi Eastern Central Pacific
Guinusia chabrus Indo-West Pacific and Sou
Guinusia dentipes shore crab South Western Pacific and
Percnon abbreviatum Indo-Pacific and Eastern
Percnon affine blue-eyed rock crab Indo-Pacific.
Percnon gibbesi nimble spray crab East Pacific.
Percnon guinotae Indo-Pacific.
Percnon pascuensis Southeast Pacific
Percnon planissimum flat rock crab Indo-Pacific
Plagusia depressa tidal spray crab Western Atlantic.
Plagusia immaculata Indo-West Pacific
Plagusia integripes Southeast Pacific
Plagusia speciosa Eastern Indian Ocean and
Plagusia squamosa tuberculated light-foot crab Indo-Pacific, Northeast A 3.83 CL



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