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Two Little Fishies 

Family Pilumnidae

Zebrida adamsii

White, 1847

Urchin Crab

Likely Reef Tank Suitable

Likely Fish-Only Tank Suitable

Range: Indo-West Pacific Ocean: Malaysia to Southern Japan.

Size: 1 inch (2.5 cm)

Natural Environment: Inhabits coastal reefs and seen in association with the Fire Urchin Asthenosoma varium.

Aquarium Suitability: Not collected for the aquarium trade.


    Kingdom: Animalia

    Phylum: Arthropoda

    Class: Malacostraca

    Subclass: Eumalacostraca

    Order: Decapoda

    Superfamily: Pilumnoidae

    Family: Pilumnidae

    Genus: Zebrida

FYI: Shown here for identification only.

 Zebrida adamsii (Urchin Crab)
Photo © Andrea & Antonella Ferrari
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