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Intertidal Crab

Brachyura

a crab tunneling in sand below high tide mark, Malindi, Kenya, January 2012. Photo © by Michael Plagens

Observed at the Indian Ocean shore at Malindi, Kenya, Africa. April 2011.

There are tens of thousands of crab species. My hope is that a specialist in crab taxanomy will be able to put a good name on this photographic specimen.

Brachyura -- Crab Infra-Order

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