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#1 dspphoto

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Posted 16 February 2011 - 12:55 PM

Hi friends.

Just looking through some old shots and came across this. Is it just a really unadorned neck crab or something else? I don't think I've ever seen one so naked before!

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Posted 16 February 2011 - 06:47 PM

It is an undescribed Ocinopus sp. They usually have bits of sponge on them. Whether it ends up being entirely covered with sponge (as other Ocinopus sp. do) is near impossible to tell....

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#3 AllisonFinch

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Posted 17 February 2011 - 09:58 AM

Marli,
While you're at it.....is this a neck crab? I shot it in Belize years ago and don't have a clue.

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Posted 17 February 2011 - 10:17 AM

Thanks so much Marli!
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Posted 17 February 2011 - 07:00 PM

Hi Alison,
Looks like a Podechela species with a nose job. ;)
No clue. I am very rusty with Caribbean stuff.

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Posted 18 February 2011 - 10:24 AM

Thanks!