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Spanner Crab

Ranina ranina

Description:

A large crab size up to 15cm. Brightly colored.

Habitat:

Always buried deep in the sand, only the eyes are visible to divers, about 15m deep.

Notes:

This is a long planed project, we use some fish part to attract this Spanner crab came out from the sand to feed and we successfully got these pictures of this beautiful creature,

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15 Comments

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 8 years ago

Thanks Jolly Ibanez and Tipiprada, i am sure two of you are from the Philippines??

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 8 years ago

Thanks Mayraspringman and sophialberiamartinez.

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 8 years ago

Thanks Williefromwi, been planing to get these shots 18months ago and finally we made it, the next will be Dugongs in that area.

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 8 years ago

Thanks Hanno Shelby.

tibiprada
tibiprada 8 years ago

Yummy :-0

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 8 years ago

Nice picture. These crabs are delicious.

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 8 years ago

Thanks Ismael chaves, you always give me word of encouragement.

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 8 years ago

Thanks Cindybingham.

amazing!!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Wow!

williefromwi
williefromwi 8 years ago

Fantastic, effort to get these Impressive captures. If one could cast votes for spotting of the day, you would have mine.

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 8 years ago

Third picture is amazing

Hanno Shalaby
Hanno Shalaby 8 years ago

beautiful !

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 8 years ago

Wow amazing spotting, Should be SOTD

Awesome series!!!

ShaumingLo
Spotted by
ShaumingLo

Mati, Davao Oriental, Philippines

Spotted on Jun 11, 2012
Submitted on Jun 12, 2012

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