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Atlantic ghost crab
Photographer: Valdir Pessoa
Location: Camaçari beach-Lucena-PB-Brazil
Photo of the Atlantic ghost crab, Ocypode quadrata, taken in 1989, in Camaçari beach. These animals, which dig burrows near the intertidal zone of open sandy beaches, are scavengers and predators of small animals. This was a difficult photo as the subject tried to jump and grab the camera lens.
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Camera Information: Pentax ME-Super, Lens 1:1.7 50mm, UV filter
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