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Leptograpsus variegatus

Purple Rock Crab at Broulee, NSW

Leptograpsus variegatus at Broulee, NSW - 24 Jan 2022
Leptograpsus variegatus at Broulee, NSW - 24 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Leptograpsus variegatus 28 Jan 2022 Jennyncmg
Unidentified 28 Jan 2022 Tapirlord

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I feel like these are purple rock crabs

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Nearby sightings

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Cymatium parthenopeum (Giant Triton) at Broulee, NSW - 24 Jan 2022 by JaceWT Actinia tenebrosa (Red Waratah Anemone) at Broulee, NSW - 23 Jan 2022 by JaceWT Pyura stolonifera (Cunjevoi) at Broulee, NSW - 23 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Cymatium parthenopeum (Giant Triton) at Broulee, NSW - 24 Jan 2022 by JaceWT
Actinia tenebrosa (Red Waratah Anemone) at Broulee, NSW - 23 Jan 2022 by JaceWT
Pyura stolonifera (Cunjevoi) at Broulee, NSW - 23 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 24 Jan 2022 07:34 PM Recorded on
  • Tapirlord Recorded by

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