Sunday, 19 March 2017

Hitchhiker in disguise

One of the enjoyable parts of owning a reef aquarium is seeing what species sneak into your system in live rock. Small crabs are fairly common and here's an example. It's a small specimen that hides from predators by affixing bits of debris to its carapace as disguise.

The photo below the fold shows the crab and disguise a bit more obviously.

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