PHOTOS: A World of Crabs from One Tiny Island

PHOTOS: A World of Crabs from One Tiny Island
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The distinctive hexagonal shell, long legs, and claws of this delicate-looking feather star crab help it blend in with its host, the crinoid or feather star.

The crab dwells in the center of the feather star, where it grabs food particles from its filter-feeding host's arms.
—Photograph by Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, National University of Singapore
 
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