Caranguejo Amarelo

The Caranguejo-amarelo (Gecarcinus lagostoma) also known as Caranguejo-ladrão. Has has yellow shell, orange legs, found mainly in the Brazilian islands of Trindade, Fernando de Noronha and Ascension, which is an important predator of baby turtles. It is threatened with extinction by the destruction of their habitats, tourism and other anthropogenic threats.