Munida quadrispina

Author: Benedict, 1902


General: Reddish-brown to orange with very long, slender claws (compare to Pleuroncodes planipes).

Size: Carapace to 67 mm.

Geographic Information

Published depth range: 12 - 1463 m

Ocean range (global): Sitka, Alaska to Los Coronados, Baja California.

Habitat description: Benthic, hard substrate.

Additional Information


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Jensen, G.C. (1995). Pacific Coast Crabs and Shrimps. Sea Challengers, Monterey, CA. 87 pp.

Citation: Munida quadrispina (Benedict, 1902) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-11-30.
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