Carapace up to 2cm wide.
Typically decorated (algae etc) with only the claw arms exposed. Carapace lumpy and greyish white, flecked with brown under the algae. Smooth, whitish claw arms covered with purple-brown spots. 2 long, fused horns project from the front of carapace.
Found in rubble on beaches and under a few inches of water and in tidepools. Nocturnal.
| Ecological Descriptors
Spotted Decorator Crab
Speck Claw Decorator Crab