Crabs & Squat Lobsters

  • Black Coral Crab
    Black Coral Crab
    Quadrella maculosa
    Angel's Window, Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia - October 9, 1999
    0320#0007
    Larry Jackson
  • Hairy Yellow Hermit Crab
    Hairy Yellow Hermit Crab
    Aniculus maximum
    Custom Cave, Russell Islands, Solomon Islands - November 25, 1999
    0332#0036
    Larry Jackson
  • Blue-knee Hermit Crab
    Blue-knee Hermit Crab
    Dardanus guttatus - very flat hermit, seldom seen - striking coloration on the "knees"
    Karanjou, New Georgia, Solomon Islands - November 27, 1999
    0338#0031
    Larry Jackson
  • Giant Hermit Crab
    Giant Hermit Crab
    Petrochirus diogenes (these hermtis are so large that they live in conch shells)
    Prince Albert Wreck, Roatan, Honduras - February 20, 2002
    0680#0009
    Larry Jackson
  • Hermit Crab @ Night
    Hermit Crab @ Night
    Aniculus aniculus - no common name
    Nudi Falls, Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia - May 5, 2002
    0717#0026
    Larry Jackson
  • Hermit Crab
    Hermit Crab
    Dardanus lagopodes
    Ngerchong Outside, Palau - February 19, 2004
    1094#0059
    Larry Jackson
  • Box Crab
    Box Crab
    Calappa sp
    Basura, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines - April 2, 2004
    1128#0084
    Larry Jackson
  • Swimming Crab
    Swimming Crab
    Charybdis sp
    Basura, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines - April 2, 2004
    1128#0090
    Larry Jackson
  • Crab @ night
    Crab @ night
    Lupocyclus sp 1 - only seen at night
    Basura, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines - April 2. 2004
    1129#0218
    Larry Jackson
  • Anemone Crab
    Anemone Crab
    Lissocarcinus laevis under Dofleinia armata
    Ligpo Sand, Batangas, Philippines - April 3. 2004
    1130#0008
    Larry Jackson
  • Crab @ night
    Crab @ night
    Lupocyclus sp 1 - only seen at night
    Mato Pt, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines - April 3, 2004
    1133#0358
    Larry Jackson
  • Hermit Crab
    Hermit Crab
    Dardanus pedunculatus - carries two types of anemone, one on the outside of the shell (Calliactis miriam)and another on the inside (Anthothoe sp)
    Mato Pt, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines - April 3, 2004
    1133#0389
    Larry Jackson