man with mud crabs

If you can identify the exact species of crab, please post a comment or email me!

On the left is a mud crab, also called mangrove crab, part of the Scylla species of swimming crabs.­ They have particularly large and powerful claws, so be careful!

Photo taken at the fish market in Kota Kinabalu (Borneo)

fish market food legs man mangrove crab merchant mud crab portunidae scylla crab seafood swimmer crabs two vendor

Photos taken in the Malaysian states of Borneo island (Sarawak and Sabah).­