Tag: burrowing behavior

Collection of sand crabs in Thailand (facts – collection – consumption)

Credit for the photo and the essential information: Samart Detsathit (Thailand) Review:  Abdel Rahman El Gamal (the site founder) The sand crab or mole crab which are known as “Hippoids” belong to the super family “Hippoidea”. These small crabs of 1-5 cm in size are adopted to burrow into sandy beaches near the water throughout …

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Garden eels, Heteroconger sp. (Description, feeding – reproduction) – Video

This video was taken at Monterey Bay Aquarium, California, USA Introduction and description: The garden eels belong to the conger eel family, Congridae. They are also known as Hass’s Garden Eel. These small thin, tube-like eels burrow into the sand on the sea floor, usually near coral reefs in tropical water. Since they tend to live in large groups, the …

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