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White-V Hydroid Crab

Hyastenus borradailei


This crab was climbing slowly across the coral and move position so that it had one eye on me the whole time I was taking a photo. It was only about 2cm wide and had a beautiful White V on its back, hence the name. I love its long "horns" in the front.


Coral Reef. Spotted at Arthur's Rock during a night dive.


Arthur's Rock is a Marine Sanctuary

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Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on Mar 14, 2015
Submitted on Mar 25, 2015

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