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Pebble Crab

Leucosia anatum

Description:

This species has a strongly convex, elongate carapace. Its outline is somewhat rhomboidal. The front edge of the carapace is slender and obtusely triangular, with a pointed postorbital that points upward at an oblique angle. It has stout ambulatory legs, with each section being cylindrical and fairly smooth. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leucosia_an...

Notes:

Night dive. About 6 m. Batangas, Philippines

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9 Comments

Eric Noora
Eric Noora 8 years ago

Thanks Ann! Glad you like it :-)

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 8 years ago

Such a CUTE crab!!! :-) Super photo series!

Eric Noora
Eric Noora 8 years ago

Thanks MatthewPratt :-)

MatthewPratt
MatthewPratt 8 years ago

Awesome!

Eric Noora
Eric Noora 8 years ago

Thanks ChunXingWong and Jolly :-)

Eric Noora
Eric Noora 8 years ago

Oh it is Harsha. Thanks! :-)

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 8 years ago

Beautiful series. Interesting crab.

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 8 years ago

Unusual shape and nice patterns.

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 8 years ago

So pretty!

Eric Noora
Spotted by
Eric Noora

Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on Apr 28, 2012
Submitted on Aug 17, 2012

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