What the CRAB!
The scientists have found a new species of terrestrial crab, climbing trees on the eastern coast of Hong Kong.
The species is described in the open access journal ZooKeys.
All specimens spotted during the survey have been collected at a height of approximately 1.5 - 1.8 m, walking on the bark of the branches at ebbing and low tides.
The characteristics of the newly found species are squarish predominantly dark brown carapace, very long legs and orange chelipeds.