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Spotted Moon Crab

Ashtoret lunaris


This spotted moon crab is commonly encountered on our shores. Sandy silty shores, especially near seagrasses. It is more active at night and is rarely seen by daytime visitors as it is then often buried in the sediments. 'Lunaris' in Latin refers to the moon.

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West Bengal, India

Spotted on Apr 2, 2017
Submitted on Apr 2, 2017

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