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Hermit crab. Cangrejo ermitaño

Dardanus calidus

Description:

In the shell Semicassis undulata. This crustacean can measure up to 10 cm. The left grip is usually larger than the right, and both are usually, like the legs, intense red. The antennas are orange while eyestalks alternate red and white rings.

En la concha de Semicassis undulata. Este crustáceo puede llegar a medir hasta 10 cm. La tenaza izquierda suele ser de mayor tamaño que la derecha y ambas suelen ser, al igual que las patas, de color rojo intenso. Las antenas son de color naranja mientras que los pedúnculos oculares alternan anillos rojos y blancos.

Habitat:

La Manga. Mar Mediterráneo.

Notes:

Mi vídeo: https://youtu.be/laGRb52nGNU

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22 Comments

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 6 years ago

Thanks, António, Armadeus and Leuba.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

So snug and comfortable. Great spotting Eulalia - Congratulations !

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 6 years ago

Wonderful series Eulalia! Congratulations on a very well deserved SOTD!!!

Awesome spotting Eulalia,just beautiful,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 6 years ago

Thanks, Daniel, triggsturner, Marta and Malcolm.

Cogratulations on SOTD.

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Es muy cuquito! Bien merecido :-)

triggsturner
triggsturner 6 years ago

Great series. Well done on your SOTD!

Daniel R Hughes
Daniel R Hughes 6 years ago

congrats

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 6 years ago

Thanks, Daniele, Sukanya, Margarida and ForestDragon. I am very happy with this award.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 6 years ago

Great series!

barrela.margarida
barrela.margarida 6 years ago

Congratulations.

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 6 years ago

Congratulations...the crustacean looks happy too...it has a lovely home.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 6 years ago

Congratulations Eulalia! This is a top spotting and a very interesting species and family of crabs: they are "left-handed". I know you've queried elsewhere the problem you're having with uploading the YouTube video. This problem appeared a little while ago and hasn't been fixed but the team is aware of it. No doubt it will be addressed when the site is revamped. In the mean time adding a link in notes as you did is the way to go :-)

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 6 years ago

Oh, I'm so excited. Now I was remembering the wonderful time snorkeling summer when I received the award. Thank you very much to all friends PNoah.

arlanda
arlanda 6 years ago

Enhorabuena Eulalia, preciosas fotos!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Felicidades Eulalia! Excelente SOTD!

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 6 years ago

Nice SOTD! Congrats!

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

Congrats Eulalia, this is one of my favorite series I have seen on Project Noah to date, and we couldn't pass it up for Spotting of the Day!

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eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 6 years ago

Thanks, Ava and Ashley.

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

This is a fantastic spotting! Great detail

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 6 years ago

I love this curious little guy!

eulalia rubio
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eulalia rubio

La Manga, Región de Murcia, Spain

Spotted on Nov 15, 2015
Submitted on Nov 15, 2015

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