Paralomis histrix

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Paralomis histrix
Paralomis hystrix 2.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Family: Lithodidae
Genus: Paralomis
Species: P. histrix
Binomial name
Paralomis histrix
(De Haan, 1844)

Paralomis histrix is a king crab which lives at a depth of 180–400 m in Tokyo Bay, Enshunada and through to Kyūshū. It has few predators because of its small size and spiky carapace.[1]


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