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Expedition Photo of the Day: Arrow Crab

© Oceana/Eduardo Sorensen

These nocturnal crabs resemble underwater daddy long-legs, with purple-tipped limbs up to three times the length of their abdomens. Despite their gangly appearance, they are surprisingly agile.

This feasting crustacean was captured on film on our oil spill research expedition off the coast of Panama City, Florida.

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