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CRAB PICTURES

Portraits of true crabs and crab-like marine crustaceans

By Marine Life Photographer Andy Murch

Crab Pictures: images of crabs and crab-like marine crustaceans available for commercial licensing

Crab pictures taken by marine life photographer Andy Murch. For further information on image licensing, please contact MarineLifePics.com quoting the image names and numbers that you are interested in, the intended usage, and the size of the print run if applicable.

The crab pictures are organized alphabetically by common names and scientific names. If you cannot find what you are looking for please contact MarineLifePics as we may have the image archived.

 

All of the pictures of crabs on MarineLifePics.com are internationally protected by copyright law. There is a fee associated with any usage regardless of the nature of the project.

 

BRACHYURA PICTURES: IMAGES OF TRUE CRABS
ACIDOPSIDAE PICTURES: IMAGES OF HAIRY CRABS

Golden Hairy Crab

Golden Hairy Crab - Acidops fimbriatus

       
CANCRIDAE PICTURES: IMAGES OF ROCK CRABS

Chilean Queen Crab

Chilean Queen Crab - Cancer plebejus

Graceful Crab - Cancer gracilis

Red Rock Crab

Red Rock Crab - Cancer productus

Dungeness Crab

Dungeness Crab - Metacarcinus magister

Hairy Cancer Crab

Hairy Cancer Crab - Romaleon polyodon

Atlantic Blue Crab - Callinectes sapidu

Green Crab

Green Crab - Carcinus maenas

Pygmy Rock Crab - Trichocera oregonensis

Pygmy Rock Crab - Glebocarcinus oregonensis

 

 

CARPILIIDAE PICTURES: IMAGES OF CORAL CRABS, REEF CRABS & QUEEN CRABS

Batwing Coral Crab - Carpilius corallinus

       
CHEIRAGONIDAE PICTURES: IMAGES OF HELMET CRABS

Helmet Crab - Cancer cheiragonus

Helmet Crab - Cancer cheiragonus

       
EPIALTIDAE PICTURES: IMAGES OF SPIDER CRABS, DECORATOR CRABS & KELP CRABS

Northern Kelp Crab

Northern Kelp Crab - Pugettia producta

Graceful Kelp Crab

Graceful Kelp Crab - Pugettia gracilis

Longhorn Decorator Crab

Longhorn Decorator Crab - Chorilia longipes

Sharpnose Crab

Sharpnose Crab - Scyra acutifrons

Foliate Kelp Crab

Foliate Kelp Crab - Mimulus foliatus

Sheep Crab

Sheep Crab - Loxorhynchus grandis

Chilean Kelp Crab

Chilean Kelp Crab - Taliepus Dentatus

     
GRAPSIDAE PICTURES: IMAGES OF MARSH CRABS, SHORE CRABS & TALON CRABS

Yellow Shore Crab

Yellow Shore Crab - Hemigrapsus oregonensis

Purple Shore Crab

Purple Shore Crab - Hemigrapsus nudus

 

 

 

INACHIDAE PICTURES: IMAGES OF SPIDER CRABS

Panamic Arrow Crab

Panamic Arrow Crab - Stenorhynchus debilus

       
MAJIDAE PICTURES: IMAGES OF CHANNEL CRABS AND SHEEPHEAD CRABS

Channel Clinging Crab

Channel Clinging Crab - Mithrax spinosissimus

       
OREGONIIDAE PICTURES: IMAGES OF QUEEN CRABS, SPIDER CRABS, TANNER CRABS AND SNOW CRABS

Tanner Crab - Chionoecetes bairdi

Tanner Crab - Chionoecetes bairdi

Graceful Decorator Crab - Oregonia gracillis

Graceful Decorator Crab - Oregonia gracillis

 

 

 

PLATYXANTHIDAE PICTURES: IMAGES OF STONE CRABS

Chilean Stone Crab

Chilean Stone Crab - Homalaspis plana

 

 

 

 

XANTHIDAE PICTURES: IMAGES OF MUD CRABS, PEBBLE CRABS & RUBBLE CRABS

Black Clawed Crab

Black Clawed Crab - Lophopanopeus bellus

Chilean Mud Crab

Chilean Mud Crab - Paraxanthus barbiger

     
ANOMURA PICTURES: IMAGES OF PORCELAIN CRABS, SQUAT LOBSTERS, MOLE CRABS, KING CRABS AND HERMIT CRABS
DIOGENIDAE PICTURES: IMAGES OF LEFT HANDED HERMIT CRABS

Elegant Hermit Crab

Elegant Hermit Crab - Aniculus elegans

Giant Hermit Crab

Giant Hermit Crab - Petrochirus diogenes

Spotted Hermit Crab

Spotted Hermit Crab - Trizopagurus magnificus

   

GALATHEIDAE PICTURES: IMAGES OF GALATHEID CRABS OR SQUAT LOBSTERS

Squat Lobster

Squat Lobster - Munida quadrispina

 

 

   

LITHODIDAE PICTURES: IMAGES OF LITHODE CRABS

Puget Sound King Crab - Lopholithodes mandtii

Puget Sound King Crab - Lopholithodes mandtii

Brown Box Crab

Brown Box Crab - Lopholithodes foraminatus

Hairy Crab

Hairy Crab - Hapalogaster mertensii

Spiny Lithode Crab

Spiny Lithode Crab Acantholithodes hispidus

Scaled Crab - Placetron wosnessenskii

Scaled Crab - Placetron wosnessenskii

Heart Crab

Heart Crab - Phyllolithodes papillosus

Rhinoceros Crab

Rhinoceros Crab - Rhinolithodes wosnessenskii

Umbrella Crab

Umbrella Crab - Cryptolithodes sitchensis

Butterfly Crab

Butterfly Crab - Cryptolithodes typicus

 

PAGURIDAE PICTURES: IMAGES OF RIGHT HANDED HERMIT CRABS

Blackeyed Hermit Crab - Pagurus armatus

Alaskan Hermit Crab

Alaskan Hermit Crab - Pagurus ochotensis

Bering Hermit Crab

Bering Hermit Crab - Pagurus beringanus

Grainyhand Hermit Crab

Grainyhand Hermit Crab - Pagurus granosimanus

Hairy Hermit Crab

Hairy Hermit Crab - Pagurus hirsutiusculus

Greenmark Hermit Crab

Greenmark Hermit - Pagurus caurinus

Pacific Red Hermit Crab

Pacific Red Hermit Crab - Elassochirus gilli

Widehand Hermit Crab

Widehand Hermit Crab - Elassochirus tenuimanus

   
PORCELLANIDAE PICTURES: IMAGES OF PORCELAIN CRABS

Flattop Crab

Flattop Crab - Petrolisthes eriomerus

Flat Porcelain Crab

Flat Porcelain Crab - Petrolisthes cinctipes

Pubescent Porcelain Crab

Pubescent Porcelain Crab - Pachycheles pubescens

   
XIPHOSURA PICTURES: IMAGES OF HORSESHOE CRABS
LIMULIDAE PICTURES: IMAGES OF HORSESHOE CRABS

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab - Limulus polyphemus

       

 

ALL CRABLIKE SPECIES INCLUDED IN THE DATABASE

Alaskan Hermit Crab - Pagurus ochotensis

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab - Limulus polyphemus

Batwing Coral Crab - Carpilius corallinus

Bering Hermit Crab - Pagurus beringanus

Black Clawed Crab - Lophopanopeus bellus

Blackeyed Hermit Crab - Pagurus armatus

Brown Box Crab - Lopholithodes foraminatus

Butterfly Crab - Cryptolithodes typicus

Channel Clinging Crab - Mithrax spinosissimus

Chilean Kelp Crab - Taliepus Dentatus

Chilean Mud Crab - Paraxanthus barbiger

Chilean Queen Crab - Cancer plebejus

Chilean Stone Crab - Homalaspis plana

Dungeness Crab - Metacarcinus magister

Elegant Hermit Crab - Aniculus elegans

Flat Porcelain Crab - Petrolisthes cinctipes

Flattop Crab - Petrolisthes eriomerus

Foliate Kelp Crab - Minimus foliatus

Giant Hermit Crab - Petrochirus diogenes

Golden Hairy Crab - Acidops fimbriatus

Graceful Crab - Cancer gracilis

Graceful Decorator Crab - Oregonia gracillis

Graceful Kelp Crab - Pugettia gracilis

Grainyhand Hermit Crab - Pagurus granosimanus

Green Crab - Carcinus maenas

Greenmark Hermit - Pagurus caurinus

Hairy Cancer Crab - Romaleon polyodon

Hairy Crab Hapalogaster mertensii

Hairy Hermit Crab - Pagurus hirsutiusculus

Helmet Crab - Cancer cheiragonus

Heart Crab - Phyllolithodes papillosus

Longhorn Decorator Crab - Chorilla longipes

Northern Kelp Crab - Pugettia producta

Pacific Red Hermit Crab - Elassochirus gilli

Panamic Arrow Crab - Stenorhynchus debilus

Pubescent Porcelain Crab - Pachycheles pubescens

Puget Sound King Crab - Lopholithodes mandtii

Purple Shore Crab - Hemigrapsus nudus

Pygmy Rock Crab - Trichocera oregonensis

Red Rock Crab - Cancer productus

Rhinoceros Crab - Rhinolithodes wosnessenskii

Scaled Crab - Placetron wosnessenskii

Sharpnose Crab - Scyra acutifrons

Sheep Crab - Loxorhynchus grandis

Spiny Lithode Crab - Acantholithodes hispidus

Spotted Hermit Crab - Trizopagurus magnificus

Squat Lobster - Munida quadrispina

Tanner Crab - Chionoecetes bairdi

Umbrella Crab - Cryptolithodes sitchensis

Widehand Hermit Crab - Elassochirus tenuimanus

Yellow Shore Crab - Hemigrapsus oregonensis

 

Unidentifiable Decorator Crab

 

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