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Corallimorph Decorator Crab

Cyclocoeloma tuberculata

Description:

A small decorator crab that uses soft corals, ascidians and disc anemones to cover it's carapace. Usually distinguished from other decorator crabs with its relatively short legs with black banding and its penchant for disc anemones (Discosoma spp.)

Habitat:

Back reef, Reef external slope, Reef front

Notes:

Night Dive at a depth of about 10m

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Eric Noora
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Eric Noora

Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on Mar 17, 2012
Submitted on Jun 23, 2012

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