Halimeda Crab

This halimeda crab’s disguise did not fool researchers in Moorea where it was collected. These crabs cover themselves with the green algae of halimeda for camouflage.

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Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

I love crabs they are so cool, and the halimeda crab is one of my favorite kinds. i also really love this website because it gives out a lot of information. Go crabs!

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

This is really cool and Amazing !!!!!! The sea is a strange world !

Submitted by The Ocean Portal Team on

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Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

Nice! I'm going to Moorea in May -- loved the site and the great photos of the marine animals -- I've been a marine aquarist since I was a little boy -- can't wait to see the real thing!