This Staghorn hermit crab (Manucomplanus varians) is using a piece of live hydrocoral (Janaria mirabilis) as its protective home. As it crawls around the reef, it appears to be wearing a tall whimsical hat. These crabs manicure the coral shape to their liking.
|Photo Location:||n/a, Mexico|
|Copyright:||© JillAnne McCarty|