Crustaceans

Blotched Swimming Crab

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Blotched Swimming Crab
West Palm Beach, Florida (Blue Heron Bridge) – 6/30/2017

Rough Box Crab

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IMG_0001Rough Box Crab
West Palm Beach, Florida (Blue Heron Bridge) – 6/30/2017

Look close – this crab is great at camouflage!  Even with this picture it is hard to spot this 3 inch crab covered in sand and debris.  You can see its near the top of the picture and in the middle.

Giant Hermit Crab

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Giant Hermit Crab
West Palm Beach, Florida (Blue Heron Bridge) – 6/30/2017

Ciliated False Squilla

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Ciliated False Squilla (Mantis Shrimp family)
West Palm Beach, Florida (Blue Heron Bridge) – 6/29/2017

We saw this little guy (2 inches) foraging about!

California Spiny Lobster

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IMG_9736California Spiny Lobster
Catalina, California (Crane Base) – 5/28/2017

Banded Clinging Crab

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dominica (1679)dominica (1688)Banded Clinging Crab
Dominica (Fort Young Dock) – 1/19/2017

 

Wire Coral Shrimp

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dominica (1306)Wire Coral Shrimp
Dominica (Soufriere Pinnacles) – 1/19/2017