Caranguejo Aratu

The Caranguejo Aratu (Goniopsis cruentata) also called Caranguejo-vermelho-dos-mangues, Espia-moça, Túnica ou Artu, is a species of mangrove crab, medium size, red color with small dark spots. It feeds on decaying animals, fruits and plants. Has nocturnal habits. As does not build holes, it invades the holes of other crabs.