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Cangrejo decorador

Description:

decorator crab whit epibiont colonial Ascidian Botryllus niger

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7 Comments

rams4d
rams4d 7 years ago

Nice shot

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

This wikipedia article talks about decorator crabs and the species which engage in this activity. Many insects do it, I am amazed that some crabs do as well.
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decorator_c...)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Remarkable! I didn't know there were crabs that would do this.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 7 years ago

Very cool. Great spotting. Is that seaweed on the crab, or is that the crab?

Awesome !

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 7 years ago

Gobsmacked! What a find.

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 7 years ago

Phenomenal. Loving the star tunicate on this decorator crab.

SP, Brazil

Spotted on Jan 28, 2014
Submitted on Jan 28, 2014

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