Japanese Spider Crab
The Japanese spider crab can be adopted for £100 for 1 year or £250 for 3 years.
The Japanese Spider Crab is the largest species of crab in the world, and has been known to have a leg span of over 4 metres. The crab is an omnivore, eating shellfish, algae and small fish. It lives in the Pacific Ocean around Japan, in waters up to 300 metres deep. The Japanese Spider Crab grows so large by periodically shedding its exoskeleton so it can increase in size.
When you adopt an object your name, or the name of the person you are buying the adoption for, will appear on a notice by your chosen to object for the Adoption period. If you chose adopt an object not on display we will acknowledge the adoption on our website and also on a special display board in the Museum. Everyone who adopts an object will also receive a Certificate of Adoption and be featured in our Members Newsletter, Your adoption will help us look after your chosen object and support the work of the Museum as a whole.