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Purple Rock Crab

Hemigrapsus sexdentatus

Notes:

This one was in a shallow rock high on the tide line. It seemed to be trying to escape and the pool water was very warm to the touch. I released it into a rock pool open to the ocean.

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kerrydonovanbrown
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kerrydonovanbrown

Wellington, New Zealand

Spotted on Jan 21, 2012
Submitted on Jan 21, 2012

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