Sally Lightfoot Crab

Grapsus Grapsus

The Sally Lightfoot Crab is found on the coasts of South and Central America and Mexico. They have 5 pairs of legs, with the front legs ending in the claws or chelae. Sometimes these crabs are referred to as spider-like, and their bodies are often vibrant reddish-brown with pots of orange, pink or yellow. The diet of the Sally Lightfoot Crab is mainly algae and plant matter, but sometimes dead animals.