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Thorny Mud Crab ID by E. Turner  

Thorny Mud Crab ID by E. Turner

On Fire coral
4th of July dive: Lighthouse Reef, Cayman I

July 4th 2012
First dive. We flew into Grand Cayman late last night arrived just before they closed the car rental place so we didn’t have to take a taxi to Sunshine Suites. Good start. We caught up with Everet and Essy expert critter finders in the Caymans. Awesome. We signed up for 3 dives at the Lighthouse reef. Everet and Essy took us to the shallows north of the pier where we saw Tritonias laying eggs, p ... read more
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Caymanian Flag The Cayman Islands were colonized from Jamaica by the British during the 18th and 19th centuries. Administered by Jamaica since 1863, they remained a British dependency after 1962 when the former became independent.... ... read more
11th July 2012

This guy is described as the Thorny Mud Crab in Humann's Reef Creatures. Good shot on a shy subject

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