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El elegante cangrejo chino que lleva guantes (Eriocheir sinensis) - The Crab Who Wears Mittens: the Chinese Mitten Crab!

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allcreatures: “ Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis) - more information about this crab and its impacts on the environment at the link. (photo: Blickwinkel/Alamy) (read more: Urban wildlife.

Los Cangrejos violeta Son crustáceos de agua dulce que habitan en los ecosistemas pequeños en el grupo de islas de Palawan en Filipinas.

18 extraños animales que tal vez no conoces

Violet crabs are freshwater crustaceans that live in small ecosystems in the island group of Palawan in the Philippines.

Underwater Wildlife of Lembeh Strait - Red Spotted Box Crab  Photo: Richard Seaman, The Flying Kiwi

Underwater Wildlife of Lembeh Strait - Red Spotted Box Crab Photo: Richard Seaman, The Flying Kiwi

The Giant Coconut Crab (Birgus latro) is the largest terrestrial arthropod in the world. It is known for its ability to crack coconuts with its strong pincers in order to eat the contents. This crab is more than 3 feet from head to tail and weighs up to 40 pounds, with a pair of large pincers strong enough to open coconuts.

The coconut crab, Birgus latro, is a species of terrestrial hermit crab, also known as the robber crab or palm thief. by Ariadne Van Zandbergen

Los cangrejos más raros y bellos del mundo

) ©pacificislandbooks Not true crabs, Porcelain crabs are small, usually with body widths of less than 15 millimetres in). They share the general body plan of.

Deepwater crabs of Florida | Two-spined box crab (Acanthocarpus bispinosus, Calappidae)

Two-spined box crab (Acanthocarpus bispinosus, Calappidae)

"This Toad Crab lives in symbiosis with a frilled anemone. Filtering more water vs nematocystes protection.

"This Toad Crab lives in symbiosis with a frilled anemone. Filtering more water vs nematocystes protection. Look, A Santa Crab!

This superb, heavily ornamented yet vibrant coloured crab is a recently described new species of reef crab from Papua New Guinea,  and is probably also present in Australia.    Actaea grimaldii, named in honour of the Prince of Monaco, His Serene Highness Albert II, and the red and white colour pattern of the new species also alludes to the colours associated with the armorial of the Grimaldi family.  Colourful serves as a warning signal. Belonging to the family Xanthidae, they possess a…

This superb, heavily ornamented yet vibrant coloured crab is a recently described new species of reef crab from Papua New Guinea, and is probably also present in Australia.

Raspberry crab (Liomera sp or Pseudoliomera sp) from Madagascar by Arthur Anker, via Flickr

Raspberry crab (Liomera sp or Pseudoliomera sp) from Madagascar by Arthur Anker, via Flickr

Watermelon Fiddler Crab (Uca crassipes) Habitat: Western Pacific – China, Japan, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Papa New Guinea, Melanesia, Micronesia

The Featured Creature: This gorgeous crustacean is called a Watermelon Fiddler Crab (Uca crassipes) due to its unique coloration which resembles, you guessed it, that of a watermelon!

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