Sheep Crab aka Spider Crab

Subphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans) — Order Decapoda Crabs—Superfamily Majoidea (Spider Crabs) — Family Epialtidae — Genus Loxorhynchus  Species: Loxorhynchus grandis, (Stimpson, 1857): Loxorhynchus (bent nose) grandis (large). Alternate Name: Spider crab and California king crab. Identification: Sheep crabs have a large, hard oval-shaped carapace shell that…