Category: theblueplanet

Porcelain crab [Family: Porcellanidae| Neoptrolisthes oshimai] on it’s Sea Anemone home taken on our staff dive trip to Bunaken, Indonesia [yeah it’s a tough life].

This family are not in fact true crabs, but are more closely related to a Squat Lobster. However, they have oddly evolved to look like true crabs [infraorder Brachyura]. A process called carcinisation