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Spider Crabs Could Clean Your Fish’s House

Another cool study out of the Cape Eleuthera Institute (blog post link here). There is relatively little known about this species, despite how common they seem to be in many reef habitats. This is an interesting way to utilize them in an aquaculture context.

By |March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Crabs|0 Comments

Soldier On

A guest post from Melanie DeVore based on the talk (pdf here) she presented at the Bahamas Natural History Conference. Thanks Melanie!

Soldier crabs (Coenobita clypeatus) are scavengers and play an important role in coastal ecosystems.  If crabs are removed, ants become significant scavengers and nuisances.  A major concern for maintaining […]

By |March 18th, 2016|Categories: Crabs|0 Comments