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Hermit crab (cangrejo Hermitaño)

Decapod crustacean

Description:

Crab that carries a seashell in order to protect its soft and unprotected abdomen.

Habitat:

Saltywater

Notes:

It was found on the shore as seen in the picture, the tide was very low during that day.

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3 Comments

Ceci
Ceci 8 years ago

Ceci told me to write thank you Julio; and thank you Ashish too. She spotted it and took it back to the water while I took the picture. Ceci's mum

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Ideal nice shot.

Ceci
Ceci 9 years ago

It was like that. The tide was very, very low during that day. I don´t know if someone turned it, after taking the picture my daughter took it into the water =)

Ceci
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Ceci

Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Spotted on Dec 30, 2011
Submitted on Dec 30, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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