Hermit Crabs and True Crabs (Anomura-Brachyura) - My Hawaiian Images
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A Shaggy sponge crab (Cryptodromyopsis plumosa). Unlike the Sleepy sponge crab (see other photo in this gallery) the Shaggy sponge crab hollows out a custom-tailored sponge hat for itself, and can hide under it completely.

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