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#1 ATJ

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 10:24 PM

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Shot at a site called "Circus" off Gili Banta at a depth of 5 metres at night. Looks like it is in the family Portunidae and perhaps Thalamita sp. The spines on either side of the carapace are quite long.

I can post closer images of certain parts if required.

#2 Leslie

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 07:13 AM

I think you'll have to stay with ?Thalamita sp. That looks like a juvenile.

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 12:21 PM

Thanks, Leslie.