CrabPlagusia chabrus   

Cleft-fronted Shore Crab at Merimbula, NSW

Plagusia chabrus at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2017

Identification history

Crab Plagusia chabrus 7 Apr 2017 JennyncmgBulk Reporter - Jennyncmg has reported over 100 sightings! Confirmed
Crab Plagusia chabrus 7 Apr 2017 libbyhSignificant Sighting - libbyh has made a recognised, significant sighting!Bulk Reporter - libbyh has reported over 100 sightings! Suggested
Crab Plagusia glabra 7 Apr 2017 libbyhSignificant Sighting - libbyh has made a recognised, significant sighting!Bulk Reporter - libbyh has reported over 100 sightings! Suggested

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JennyncmgBulk Reporter - Jennyncmg has reported over 100 sightings! wrote:
   7 Apr 2017
This crab is Plagusia chabrus the red bait crab.

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Nearby sightings

Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2017
Crinodus lophodon (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Mar 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Mar 2017
Pomacentrus coelestis at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Mar 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Mar 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Mar 2017
Enoplosus armatus at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Mar 2017
Meuschenia freycineti at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Mar 2017
Palaemon serenus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Mar 2017
Acanthurus triostegus at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Mar 2017
Nelusetta ayraudi at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Mar 2017
Chaetodon vagabundus at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Mar 2017
Eubalichthys mosaicus at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017
Microcanthus strigatus at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017
Centropogon australis at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017
Ambassis jacksoniensis at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017
Dicotylichthys punctulatus at Merimbula, NSW - 28 Feb 2017
Acanthurus dussumieri at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Feb 2017
Monacanthus chinensis at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Feb 2017
Girella tricuspidata at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Feb 2017
Acanthurus dussumieri at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Feb 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Achoerodus viridis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Cabestana spengleri at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Mytilus edulis at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Tetractenos glaber (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Dicotylichthys punctulatus at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Monacanthus chinensis at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Sillago ciliata (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Saccostrea glomerata at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Hormosira banksii at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Parma microlepis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Microcanthus strigatus at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Chaetodon auriga (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Scutus antipodes at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Plagusia chabrus at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Corynactis australis at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Chironemus marmoratus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Pictilabrus laticlavius (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Girella zebra (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Cheilodactylus spectabilis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Upeneichthys lineatus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Chaetodon flavirostris (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Girella elevata (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Feb 2017
Atypichthys strigatus at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Feb 2017
Octopus tetricus at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Jan 2017
Parma microlepis at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Chaetodon auriga at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Octopus tetricus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Parma microlepis at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Microcanthus strigatus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Cheilodactylus fuscus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Prionurus microlepidotus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Diodon nicthemerus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Tetractenos glaber at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Upeneichthys vlamingii at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Atypichthys strigatus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
ASILIDAE at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Scorpis lineolata at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Jan 2017
Octopus tetricus at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Jan 2017
Umbraculum umbraculum at Merimbula, NSW - 25 Apr 2016
Abudefduf sordidus at Merimbula, NSW - 28 Feb 2016
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2017
Crinodus lophodon (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Mar 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Mar 2017
Pomacentrus coelestis at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Mar 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Mar 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Mar 2017
Enoplosus armatus at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Mar 2017
Meuschenia freycineti at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Mar 2017
Palaemon serenus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Mar 2017
Acanthurus triostegus at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Mar 2017
Nelusetta ayraudi at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Mar 2017
Chaetodon vagabundus at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Mar 2017
Eubalichthys mosaicus at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017
Microcanthus strigatus at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017
Centropogon australis at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017
Ambassis jacksoniensis at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017
Dicotylichthys punctulatus at Merimbula, NSW - 28 Feb 2017
Acanthurus dussumieri at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Feb 2017
Monacanthus chinensis at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Feb 2017
Girella tricuspidata at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Feb 2017
Acanthurus dussumieri at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Feb 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Achoerodus viridis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Cabestana spengleri at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Mytilus edulis at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Tetractenos glaber (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Dicotylichthys punctulatus at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Monacanthus chinensis at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Sillago ciliata (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Saccostrea glomerata at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Hormosira banksii at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Parma microlepis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Microcanthus strigatus at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Chaetodon auriga (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Scutus antipodes at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Plagusia chabrus at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Corynactis australis at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Chironemus marmoratus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Pictilabrus laticlavius (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Girella zebra (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Cheilodactylus spectabilis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Upeneichthys lineatus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Chaetodon flavirostris (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Girella elevata (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Feb 2017
Atypichthys strigatus at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Feb 2017
Octopus tetricus at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Jan 2017
Parma microlepis at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Chaetodon auriga at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Octopus tetricus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Parma microlepis at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Microcanthus strigatus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Cheilodactylus fuscus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Prionurus microlepidotus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Diodon nicthemerus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Tetractenos glaber at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Upeneichthys vlamingii at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Atypichthys strigatus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
ASILIDAE at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Scorpis lineolata at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Jan 2017
Octopus tetricus at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Jan 2017
Umbraculum umbraculum at Merimbula, NSW - 25 Apr 2016
Abudefduf sordidus at Merimbula, NSW - 28 Feb 2016

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  • Coordinates 149.923425-36.893968

Species information

Sighting information

  • Merimbula, NSW Location
  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • libbyh Recorded by
  • 6 Apr 2017 Recorded on
  • Website Reported via
  • Notes:
    Thanks for that Jenny, of course you are right, it must have been a slip of the finger, this is one of the few that I do know. I have edited it now.

Plagusia chabrus locations

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