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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.

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Learn More

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