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Hydroid Decorator Crab

Hyastenus bispinosus

Description:

Twin spine crab. Commonly associate with hydroids and decorate rostrum and carapace with hydroid branches and other organisms.

Habitat:

Pacific

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3 Comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

moved to arthropods

SamanthaCraven
SamanthaCraven 9 years ago

Haha! Next to the mental pointy stick, there's a branch of the hydroid the crab is holding. Just below is a triangle shape, that's the crab, you can see the eye on the right.

lori.tas
lori.tas 9 years ago

I trust you that there is a crab in there somewhere. ;)

SamanthaCraven
Spotted by
SamanthaCraven

Manado, Indonesia

Spotted on May 25, 2009
Submitted on Jul 2, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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