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Porcelain Crab - Aliaporcellana spongicola This Porcelain Crab - Aliaporcellana spongicola has been photographed by divers extensively but only described in August 2018.  It lives exclusively on Giant Barrel Sponge Corals.<br />
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They are very small in size, usually around 1.5 - 2 cm, can be difficult to take good pictures of as it hides in the crevices of the Sponge Barrel Coral. Aliaporcellana spongicola,Anilao,Batangas,Crab,Philippines,Porcelain Crab Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Porcelain Crab - Aliaporcellana spongicola

This Porcelain Crab - Aliaporcellana spongicola has been photographed by divers extensively but only described in August 2018. It lives exclusively on Giant Barrel Sponge Corals.

They are very small in size, usually around 1.5 - 2 cm, can be difficult to take good pictures of as it hides in the crevices of the Sponge Barrel Coral.

    comments (4)

  1. Beautiful crab! Happy New Year filled with many new beautiful spottings, Albert! :-) Posted 11 months ago
    1. Thanks, Marta and Happy New Year 2019 to you too! :) Posted 11 months ago
  2. Happy new year, Albert! Posted 11 months ago
    1. Happy New Year to you too, Ferdy and Henriette! :) Posted 11 months ago

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Aliaporcellana spongicola is a species of Porcelain Crab from the family of Porcellanidae.

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

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Uploaded Jan 1, 2019. Captured Dec 28, 2018 13:02.
  • TG-5
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO640
  • 18mm