19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Peeping out of the roots

This is a photograph of Red Fiddler Crab in the muddy intertidal area of the Sundarbans. Fiddler crabs are important part of the intertidal ecosystem as they help in aeration and loosening of the mud to help grow the roots of mangrove trees.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: India
Camera: Canon EOS M50
Copyright: © Manaska Mukhopadhyay