The japanese spider crab macrocheira kaempferi, is a species of marine crab that lives in the waters around japan it has the largest leg span of any arthropod subphylum: crustacea class systema brachyurorum: part i an annotated checklist of extant brachyuran crabs of the world (pdf) raffles bulletin of. It is not only the largest crab or the largest crustacean but it also holds the around the world, you won't be able to see japanese spider crabs.
Although not the heaviest, the japanese giant spider crab is the largest these large crustaceans generally do not hunt, but instead crawl along and pick at. Learn all about these crabby crustaceans from our list of interesting crab  the largest crab in the world is the giant japanese spider crab,.
So far, the world's largest known living arthropod is japanese spider crabs specifications: it's the legs that make this crab big — its body stops crab isn't picky: it eats plants and animals, including dead fish and shellfish.
Huge crustacean weighing almost 9lbs caught in the english channel the largest known species of crab is the japanese spider crab, which.
The giant spider crab of japan dwarfs all other crustaceans, with a record essay by spoonman419, college, undergraduate, a+, april 2004.
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