Sunday, April 2, 2017

April 2, 2017

Location: Vero Beach, Round Island

This ia known as a Mangrove Crab,
Like all crabs, they have 8 legs.
They are omnivorous, but prefer to eat Mangrove leaves,
And females can hold 5,000-35,000 eggs.

Sources: Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce

Photo and text © 2017 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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