Mud Crab - Mangrove Crab

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Mud Crab - Mangrove Crab

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

This 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!

I found this crab at the fish market in Kota Kinabalu (Borneo)

Date & GPS location
Photo taken on August 11, 2011
Taman Merbau, Bahagian Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia
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