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[SOLVED] Is this a crab?

14 Apr 2013 23:14 - 02 May 2013 11:28 #921 by malamala
[SOLVED] Is this a crab? was created by malamala
photo was taken while kayaking Bor Tor area near Krabi
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15 Apr 2013 06:36 - 15 Apr 2013 06:37 #922 by Paul T
Replied by Paul T on topic [SOLVED] Is this a crab?
Depends on your definition of "crab". Its common name is a "horseshoe crab" but scientifically speaking it is a not a crustacean, it belongs to a different subphylum. Ergo it is not crab.
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16 Apr 2013 06:39 #935 by malamala
Replied by malamala on topic [SOLVED] Is this a crab?
thank you for the ID

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