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Decorator Crab

Scientific Name: Notomithrax ursus

Description: Decorator Crabs are hard to find as they create camouflaging gardens on their bodies from seaweeds and encrusting animals which they attach to the curved hairs that cover their body.

Look closely if you see a small moving clump of seaweed!

Type: Crustaceans (Decapods)
Where to find: Intertidal Reefs
Size: 40mm