A soft coral crab (Hoplophrys oatesii) strikes a warlike pose defending its host Dendronephthya spp. soft coral. These crabs add pieces of coral to themselves in a bid to camouflage better with their environment.
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2014, Arthropods: Arthropoda, Crustaceans: Crustacea, Decapods: Decapoda, Dive site, Indonesia, Invertebrates, Majidae, Malacostraceans: Malacostracea, Marine Life, Three Sisters, True Crabs: Brachyura, Wetpixel, Wetpixel South Komodo Expedition, soft coral crab: Hoplophrys oatesil, ©Adam Hanlon 2014, Indonesia, Komodo, Flores Sea, Indo-Pacific, blue water
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