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Percnon gibbesi (nimble spray crab)

Synonyms: Acanthopus gibbesi; Plagusia delaunayi

Wikipedia Abstract

Percnon gibbesi is a species of crab. It is one of at least two species commonly called "Sally Lightfoot" (the other being the semi-terrestrial Grapsus grapsus from the Pacific coast of the Americas), and is also referred to as the nimble spray crab or urchin crab. It has been described as "the most invasive decapod species to enter the Mediterranean".
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Antennarius multiocellatus (Longlure frogfish)[1]
Cephalopholis fulva (Yellowfish)[2]
Diodon hystrix (Ajargo)[1]
Epinephelus adscensionis (Rockhind)[1]
Halichoeres radiatus (Puddingwife wrasse)[1]
Labrus bergylta (Ballan wrasse)[3]
Lutjanus apodus (Schooly)[1]
Rypticus saponaceus (Three-spined soapfish)[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Artis Zoo
Burger's Zoo
Dierenpark Emmen
Florida Aquarium
Houston Zoo, Inc.
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
Virginia Aquarium&Marine Science Ctr


East Pacific; Eastern Atlantic Ocean; Western Atlantic Ocean;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
2Spatial distribution and diet of Cephalopholis fulva (Ephinephelidae) at Trindade Island, Brazil, Flavio do Nascimento Coelho, Hudson Tercio Pinheiro, Robson Guimarães dos Santos, Cristiano Queiroz de Albuquerque and Agnaldo Silva Martins, Neotropical Ichthyology, 2012
3Feeding ecology of the white seabream, Diplodus sargus, and the ballan wrasse, Labrus bergylta, in the Azores, Miguel Figueiredo, Telmo Morato, João P. Barreiros, Pedro Afonso, Ricardo S. Santos, Fisheries Research 75 (2005) 107–119
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