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Soft Coral Crab

Hoplophrys oatesii


This Soft Coral Crabs lives exclusively on the Soft Corals, which they are very well camouflaged in. And usually the bigger ones may cut and collects the Soft Corals to decorate their carapace as shown in this picture.

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Batangas, Philippines

Lat: 13.73, Long: 120.88

Spotted on Dec 25, 2016
Submitted on Dec 26, 2016

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