View Full Version : Pic of The Day: Sand Crab
07-07-2006, 04:18 PM
I didn't realze these guys could be so colorful. This guy hangs out at the tide pools in La Jolla.
07-07-2006, 04:27 PM
07-07-2006, 05:54 PM
Woah! He's beautiful! I love the green! :)
07-07-2006, 06:39 PM
nice close up :cheers:
07-07-2006, 07:27 PM
Good Shot, Wow, I am impressed, I didn't know they were so colorful either.
07-07-2006, 09:46 PM
Very nice. I've never seen a colorful sand crab, or one that would stand still long enough for a pic. :) Then again, I've only been to La Jolla once - a coupla months ago - and saw nothing but the boring seals and the Ferrari dealership. :shrug: A good buddy of mine goes diving/spearfishing in that area several times/week. You've probably seen him.
07-07-2006, 10:07 PM
What did he taste like?
That's a great, great picture.
07-08-2006, 01:22 AM
the koreans would get a bucket and catch them all!
Very nice. I've never seen a colorful sand crab, or one that would stand still long enough for a pic. :)
The crab is moving in the picture. You can tell by the blurring of the front two legs (not the claws).
07-08-2006, 11:32 AM
They don't get much more than an inch and a half across (at least the ones I have seen) so if you wanted to eat them, it would probaly be as a soup- just toss a few in with some broth, leeks, and cream.
07-09-2006, 12:25 AM
Love the colors. As always Zip, Cool Pic
07-09-2006, 08:00 PM
awesom shot zippy
07-09-2006, 10:24 PM
:) nice pic!
07-10-2006, 03:17 PM
Awesome looking crab!
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