OuiSi - Logo - Blk
Sally Lightfoot Crab
Grapsus grapsus

Location

Puerto Grande, Isla San Cristobal, Galapagos National Park, Ecuador

Date

12/03/2016

Description

This brightly-coloured crab is commonly seen on volcanic rocks and beaches of most islands in the Galapagos. Due to his generalist diet, he is responsible for keeping the shore clean of any organic debris, including eating ticks off marine iguanas.

Photo Link

Learn More

https://www.inaeguion.com/galapagos
Inae Guion
Biologist, Researcher, Visual Storyteller
Learn more about Inae Guion.

Explore more with OuiSi Nature

OuiSi Nature: 140 – Browncheek Blenny – Octavio Aburto
OuiSi Nature: 53 – Northern Purple Pitcher Plant – Matt Berger
OuiSi Nature: 157 – Striped Lazy Spider Orchid – Christian Ziegler
OuiSi Nature: 52 – Darkling Beetle (Tenebrionidae) – Lenz Lim
OuiSi Nature: 44 – Brown Pelicans – Daniel Beltra
OuiSi Nature: 4 – Bat-eared Fox – Melissa Groo