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#1 edpdiver

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 07:09 PM

Saw this little guy in Lembeh last week. Probably about 7-10 m depth. It was about 1 or 2 cm tall. Help please?

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 07:25 PM

It's a Halimeda Arrowhead Crab (Huenia heraldica), I think. Lovely little guys :P

Here's some video of one showing off his great camouflage:

[vimeohd]35087813[/vimeohd]

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#3 edpdiver

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 08:35 PM

Thanks for the quick i.d.

Very cool video.

Edited by edpdiver, 09 April 2012 - 12:59 AM.

Erwin Poliakoff, Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA
Nikon D7000, Tokina 10-17 zoom, Nikkor 60mm, 85mm, 105mm macros
Nauticam NA-D7000V housing, Two Inon Z240 strobes

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