| Perisesarma, Sesarmidae, Neosarmatium meinerti, Metopograpsus thukuhar, Neosarmatium|
The Red-claw mangrove crab (Perisesarma guttatum) is a crab species in the genus Perisesarma. It is distributed in coastal brackish water habitats of the western Indian Ocean.
Perisesarma guttatum Wikipedia
This is a mangrove inhabitant that mostly inhabit Avicennia marina.
Claws are reddish in color with bright orange internal palms. Carapace is about 3 cm in length.
The species use burrows and natural crevices made by Neosarmatium smithi to hide from predators and also for survival. It is an omnivore, feed on anything found on bottom of estuary and forest floor.