There’s no need to pre-book general admission tickets. Simply arrive at Level 2 to enter the museum between 9:30am and 3pm (doors close at 4pm). 

River Swimming Crab

Varuna litterata


Squarish, flattened crab; flattened legs fringed with long hair on inside edge of last two segments. To 55 mm across.


Under rocks in shallow water; from estuarine mangroves up-river to fresh water. Good swimmer. Northern Australia to Brisbane, Qld; East Africa to Japan.

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