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Photographer: Paul Osmond  (see this users gallery)

A large Tropical Sponge Crab (Dromia dormia) moves across the ocean floor at night carrying a sponge as cover.
This crab is showing the typical signs of this species - a furry carapace and white tipped claw tips.
Image taken in Anilao in The Philippines

· Date: Mon April 26, 2004 · Reference ID: /222004_0315_191838AA_1 · Views: 4858 ·
Keywords: dromiidae mithrax sponges crabs cover hidden southeast se asia


Common Sydney Octopus or Gloomy Octopus - Octopus tetricus
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