Guard Crab

Usually these little guys stay deep in the branches of the Cauliflower or Antler Coral, but on a rare occasion you find one in enough of an opening to actually photograph…

Yellow-Spotted Guard Crab
A Yellow-Spotted Guard Crab (Trapezia flavopunctata) sits on a branch of Antler Coral (Pocillopora eydouxi)

Author: Andrew

An electrical engineer, amateur astronomer, and diver, living and working on the island of Hawaiʻi.

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