Japanese Spider Crab

Food: This crazy Spider Crab is an omnivore but sometimes acts scavenger like. It consumes either plant matter or animals. Some are known to scrape the bottom of the ocean for plants while others pry open the shells of Mollusks.


Habitat: On the seabed in the Pacific Ocean around Japan is where the Japanese Spider Crab live.


Size: Has been known to grow up to 12 feet (3.7 m) across. Its body will grow to about 15 inches (37 cm) wide and the animal can weigh up to 44 lbs. (20 kg).


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