This spotted porcelain crab is hanging on tightly to its home- a sea anemone. Thailand.

Nikonos RS; 50mm macro lens; SB104 strobes.

This image has been featured in the following groups:
Super Macro Photography; Tiny Creatures In Macro; Topshelf Wildlife; You Got It, We Want It


underwater, wildlife, nature, tropical, coral reef, marine, sea, ocean

I am a marine biologist and photographer based in Townsville on the beautiful coast of the Great Barrier Reef. I focus mostly on underwater photography and I have a small company called Triggerfish Images

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  • Damian
    Damianover 6 years ago

    Great shot, love the little crab! He stands out well over the grey.

  • MattTworkowski
    MattTworkowskiover 6 years ago

    Great macro,love these little crabs.

  • Lisa Defazio
    Lisa Defazioover 5 years ago


  • tannyskori
    tannyskoriover 5 years ago


  • Matt Halls
    Matt Hallsover 4 years ago

    Incredible detail – just perfect!

  • ShotsOfLove
    ShotsOfLoveover 3 years ago

    Fabulous image:- )

  • Isa Rodriguez
    Isa Rodriguezover 3 years ago

    omg. so wonderful .

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixon7 months ago

    Natures Paintbrush Group
    Fabulous capture, amazing work,

  • Thank you Ann

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  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjes7 months ago

    2014/02/07*1 x 24hrs*
    Stunning photography!

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    Magaret Meintjes7 months ago

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  • Thank you so much for the feature Margaret- really appreciated!

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