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Hot Molting Action

In this nightmarish time lapse video, a gentle spider crab is internally consumed by a terrifying angry red spider crab who then dispenses of the empty husk of its former host. … or maybe its just molting Thanks to our Asian friend Kangatron for sharing.

The Census of Marine life is the gift that keeps on giving. Here are the latest pics of some new species they’ve discovered at the bottom of the ocean. A blind lobster from the genus–Thaumastochelopsis Sweet new comb jelly More below the fold…

Costa Rican Ear Ache

A friend of mine (I’ll call him Duncan Lye to protect his identity) recently returned from a surf trip to Costa Rica with an amazing tale. It all started when Duncan –a large man, known both for his voracious appetite and his unbending temperament– awoke, early one morning, to find that he had developed a…

Hermit Crab in a Glass Shell

A FEMA home for a New Orleans crab? “George Bush doesn’t care about hermit crabs.” This photo is begging for a back story. We propose a competition: Who can write the best description of what you see here? We will give out awards for most creative, heartwarming and disturbing in a couple of days. Thanks…

These were too cool not to share here. We are like the Robin Hood of scientific imagery… sort of Larval crab Copepod Diatoms To make matters worse… we can’t find the original article these came from… it’s over at National Geographic in some article about plankton or something…

The Yeti Crab

One of over 500 new creatures discovered in 2006 in the Deep Sea Census, the Yeti Crab is among the most unusual. With “furry arms” it is distinct from almost all other crustaceans and would make a great stuffed animal. kiwa hirsuta