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Gall Crab - Neotroglocarcinus hongkongensis This Gall Crab - Neotroglocarcinus hongkongensis are usually small in size, this one is less than 1 cm.  They are found among certain hard corals, usually digging into a small hole to hide during day time and only come out in the open for feeding.<br />
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This species was first discovered in Hong Kong and named after the country.<br />
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Note : This is the first observation from the family of Cryptochiridae. Anilao,Batangas,Crab,Gall Crab,Neotroglocarcinus hongkongensis,Philippines Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Gall Crab - Neotroglocarcinus hongkongensis

This Gall Crab - Neotroglocarcinus hongkongensis are usually small in size, this one is less than 1 cm. They are found among certain hard corals, usually digging into a small hole to hide during day time and only come out in the open for feeding.

This species was first discovered in Hong Kong and named after the country.

Note : This is the first observation from the family of Cryptochiridae.

    comments (6)

  1. Nice finding! Posted 10 months ago
    1. Thanks, Marta :) Posted 10 months ago
  2. Nice, a family intro! Posted 10 months ago
    1. Thanks and yes, was surprised that it is so :D Posted 10 months ago
  3. Amazing Creature! Posted 10 months ago
    1. Thanks, Barry :) Posted 10 months ago

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Neotroglocarcinus hongkongensis is a species of Gall Crab from the family of Cryptochiridae.

Similar species: Ten-footed Crustaceans
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Dec 30, 2018. Captured Dec 26, 2018 16:08.
  • TG-5
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO400
  • 18mm