Crustaceans

Sponge Peppermint Shrimp

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Curacao (Habitat) – 10/9/2018

Flame Box Crab

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Curacao (Playa Piskado) – 10/8/2018

Spotted Cleaner Shrimp

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Curacao (Daaibooibaai) – 10/7/2018

Squat Anemone Shrimp

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Squat Anemone Shrimp
Curacao (Daaibooibaai) – 10/7/2018

Pederson Cleaner Shrimp

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Pederson Cleaner Shrimp
Curacao (Daaibooibaai) – 10/7/2018

Ornate Spiny Lobster

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Ornate Spiny Lobster
Madagascar (Gorgones Reef) – 12/31/2017

Dancing Shrimp

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Madagascar (Manta Point) – 12/30/2017

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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West Palm Beach, Florida (Blue Heron Bridge) – 1/16/2019

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) – 1/15/2019

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

California Spiny Lobster

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

Banded Clinging Crab

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Dominica (Fort Young Dock) – 1/19/2017

 

Wire Coral Shrimp

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Dominica (Soufriere Pinnacles) – 1/19/2017

Red-Stripe Hermit

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Red-Stripe Hermit
Dominica (Champagne Reef) – 1/19/2017