Calcinus imperialis, Adult, Lord Howe Island, Photo: Ian Shaw
Recognised by the white or yellow and black banding on the legs, pinkish mauve chelipeds with bright blue spots.
Max Size: 2 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 19.1-24.9°C
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (29% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Few (2 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.