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Sea squirt on crab's leg!

Observed: 3rd March 2011 By: lauratills
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The crab is Porcellana platycheles, the broad-clawed porcelain crab and I have never before seen a sea squirt attached to a crab's leg!

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corella eumyota

I have seen identical sea squirts at Selsey (on shells, not crabs). I also identified them as Orange tipped sea squirts, corella eumyota, although I’m still not 100% sure.