Crabs & Crustacea

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Hermit crab (the size of a soccer ball!), Tangalooma wrecks, Moreton Island
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and a smaller hermit version, Whitsundays

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A few more hermits from around the place, mostly Thailand and Pulau Tinggi, Malaysia

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Fraser Island
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Fraser Island
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Fraser Island
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Paddler crab, Fraser Island
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Cyclone Debbie victim, Great Keppel Island
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Small mud crab (?), Curtis Island
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anemone porcelain crab, Indonesia
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unknown species, Belitung Is, Indonesia
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red-spotted coral crab, Thailand
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camel shrimp, Thailand
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bubble coral shrimp
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glass shrimp, Koh Hong, Thailand
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painted crayfish, Thailand
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small painted crayfish, Orpheus Island
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banded cleaner shrimp, I’ve spotted these guys everywhere.
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Yabbie, Nara Inlet waterfall, the Whitsundays. (It tried to bite me on the bum!)

Marble shrimp, Thailand. For a more detailed profile, see this “Marine Critter Monday” post (*to be published)

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mantis shrimp
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the underside of a horseshoe crab…a living fossil. We visited a place where they are farmed for market. Weird looking things!
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