Posts Tagged "Porcellanidae in Thailand"

Porcelain Crabs; Porcellanidae

Posted by on Apr 28, 2013 in | 0 comments

You definitely need an expert PADI divemaster to help you find Porcelain Crabs when scuba diving – they are highly elusive! We have only seen them up until now at dives sites around Koh Phangan. The name comes from their delicate body structure – they can lose limbs if attacked and then regrow them later. Porcellanella species This is a different Porcelain Crab for sure, living on skinny Sea Pens, but we have no definitive identification as yet. 13 Photos Porcellanella picta Photographed on a Pteroeides species Sea Pen and we haven't seen them on anything else up to now....

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