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Decorator Crab
Decorator crabs are so named for the way they decorate themselves in order to camouflage
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Fun Facts

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Diet
They feed on a wide variety of foods from other crustaceans to mollusks and other benthic organisms.
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Appearance
Decorator crabs often appear similar to their environment due to how they camouflage.
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Did you know?
The sponges and corals they choose as camouflage are a deterrent to predators.
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Diet
They feed on a wide variety of foods from other crustaceans to mollusks and other benthic organisms.
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Appearance
Decorator crabs often appear similar to their environment due to how they camouflage.

About the Decorator Crab

    In the Wild
    They moult their shells as they grow larger, and move the decorations to the newly-grown shells.
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Relationship with other Species

    Unique Characteristics
    They attach pieces of seaweed, sponges, corals and rocks to hooked bristles on their body to blend in with their surroundings.
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