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Small sponge-covered Spider crab
Observed: 21st August 2012 By: Nick Upton
Added: 6th September 2012
Stunning little (2 cm carapace) spider crab among sponges and seasquirts in a Cornish rockpool. Definitely Inachus with very long 2nd legs, but I can't be sure if it's dorsettensis, phalangium or leptochirus and the distinguishing features on the rostrum/carapace are sponge covered - unless anyone knows other relevants charactera. I do have other photos, and could crop key features, but am not sure they'll reveal much more!