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Giant Japanese spider crab



The Japanese spider crab is the largest living species of crab and is found in the depths of the Pacific.

   

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Comment icon #1 Posted by notoverrated on 16 October, 2012, 12:01
can you eat it?
Comment icon #2 Posted by Still Waters on 16 October, 2012, 12:44
Very aptly named, it looks like a spider! *runs away*
Comment icon #3 Posted by Lady Kasey on 16 October, 2012, 20:25
Very aptly named, it looks like a spider! *runs away* *races passed Still Waters* You really put the 'still' in your name on this one sista!
Comment icon #4 Posted by ouija ouija on 16 October, 2012, 23:12
He's lovely! I remember seeing one(dead), in the museum in Liverpool when I was a very small child. It was stretched out and attached to the wall. I remember staring at it in fascination and I kept asking my Gran, "Is it real? Is it a real one?". The biggest crabs I'd seen before that were about 4" long ...... on the beaches of N.Wales.
Comment icon #5 Posted by Simbi Laveau on 17 October, 2012, 9:27
I've seen them at the aquarium in Osaka Japan . The tank its in is the height of the building ,and you work your way downward in a spiral ,around the tank ,which is round . You see the sealife that likes each depth ,as you go down . There are other tanks on the opposite walls from the main tank too . They used to have a giant sunfish ,in a tank of his own .He was huge . When you get to the bottom level ,the life on the floor is quite different from levels above . Very few fish ,and just numerous giant crabs . The bigger ones are as tall as I am . They sort of hang out in clusters too. Two in o... [More]
Comment icon #6 Posted by wolfknight on 17 October, 2012, 12:53
Steam it cracked it galic butter eat it hummmmmmmmmmm
Comment icon #7 Posted by C235 on 22 October, 2012, 20:05
I'm hungry.


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