Shiver Me Timbers! Scientists Discover Deep Sea Crab Feeding on Wooden Shipwrecks

November 11, 2009 by  
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A new article in the journal Marine Biology brings to light the interesting feeding habits of the deep sea crab Munidopsis andamanica , better known to the world (somewhat perplexingly) as the squat lobster . It seems that the this particular animal eats exclusively discarded wood that sinks to the seafloor — trees, leaves, old wooden shipwrecks are all fair game:… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Shiver Me Timbers! Scientists Discover Deep Sea Crab Feeding on Wooden Shipwrecks

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