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Coenobita clypeatus


Coenobita clypeatus
Photo Information
Copyright: Jacques Kuenlin (jiherka) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 10] (161)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2004-10-19
Categories: Amphibians, Crustacia, Ocean
Camera: Sony DSC-F828
Exposure: f/8, 1/400 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2004-12-19 8:42
Viewed: 10964
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
Coenobita clypeatus is the scientific name of the pagurus..
This specimen was on a beach in the south of Martinique. I put myself à flat belly to take it on the level of the ground.
The hermit-crab is member of a family of crustacés marine and terrestrial connected which has the particularity to be placed in given up shells. The caractéristiques ones of their abdomen (soft, curved and twisted) enable them to adapt to the whorls of the borrowed shell. The hermit-crab are also equipped with abdominal appendices, whose anatomy enables them to maintain the shell firmly. They have a réduit number of locomotor legs and their right grip, élargie, serve à to block entered of the shell in front of a threat, predator or rival. The hermit-crab must indeed often fight for the possession of a new shell, because they must find some more roomy after each moult. The alive hermit-crab on the firm ground have gills functioning like lungs. Their antennas help them à détecter the danger and also allow them to have équilibre.Les caracteristic of their abdomen (soft, curved and twisted) allow them to adapt to the whorls of the borrowed shell. The hermit-crab are also equipped with abdominal appendices, whose anatomy enables them to maintain the shell firmly. They have a réduit number of locomotor legs and their right grip, élargie, serve à to block entered of the shell in front of a threat, predator or rival. The hermit-crab must indeed often fight for the possession of a new shell, because they must find some more roomy after each moult.


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  • Great 
  • willie Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1023 W: 61 N: 648] (2083)
  • [2004-12-19 12:40]

Vice nice Jacque. Good detail and POV.
Good work

  • Great 
  • japie Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1814 W: 100 N: 1904] (5187)
  • [2004-12-21 16:16]

This is a very good POV and I like the composition. The sharpness and color is also excellent.

Very well done and thanks for posting

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