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New Crab Discovered

A purple crab stares down the camera in the Philippine island of Palawan (map) in an undated picture. The colorful crustacean, dubbed Insulamon palawanense, is one of four new species in the Insulamon genus described in a recent study.

Source: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/04/pictures/120418-new-crabs-purple-philippines-animals-science/?source=hp_dl1_news_crabs20120420

Photograph courtesy of Hendrik Freitag

Posted in Aquatic News by TFH Magazine on April 20th, 2012 at 12:27 pm.

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