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Cangrejo decorador


decorator crab whit epibiont colonial Ascidian Botryllus niger

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rams4d 8 years ago

Nice shot

LaurenZarate 8 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.

LaurenZarate 8 years ago

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

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 8 years ago

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

Awesome !

SukanyaDatta 8 years ago

Gobsmacked! What a find.

ulvalactuca77 8 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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