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Decorator Crab - Achaeus spinosus Nudi Falls, Lembeh. This one is covered in yellow hydroids. I still need to find which species.<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/76470/decorator_crab_-_achaeus_spinosus.html" title="Decorator Crab - Achaeus spinosus"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2298/76470_thumb.JPG?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1589414410&Signature=pcyMH%2FvzrVOcdHbVGOplOaX2BIs%3D" width="200" height="150" alt="Decorator Crab - Achaeus spinosus Nudi Falls, Lembeh. A second pic of the same crab, In case you wonder the head and the two creamy-orange eyes are in the middle of the picture :-) Achaeus spinosus,Geotagged,Indonesia,Spring" /></a></figure> Achaeus spinosus,Geotagged,Indonesia,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Decorator Crab - Achaeus spinosus

Nudi Falls, Lembeh. This one is covered in yellow hydroids. I still need to find which species.

Decorator Crab - Achaeus spinosus Nudi Falls, Lembeh. A second pic of the same crab, In case you wonder the head and the two creamy-orange eyes are in the middle of the picture :-) Achaeus spinosus,Geotagged,Indonesia,Spring

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  1. Took me a long while to make sense of this scene, it's absolutely amazing! Posted one year ago
    1. They dress up in different types of hydroids! Is sometimes difficult to see their bodies :-) Posted one year ago

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''Achaeus spinosus'' is a small decapod which belongs to the large family of the Inachidae or the spider crabs.

Similar species: Ten-footed Crustaceans
Species identified by Patomarazul
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By Patomarazul

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Uploaded Mar 22, 2019. Captured May 30, 2018 03:10 in Unnamed Road, Tandurusa, Aertembaga, Kota Bitung, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.
  • TG-5
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 18mm