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They are common shore crabs in tropical and subtropical regions throughout the world, inhabiting deep burrows in the intertidal zone. They are generalist scavengers and predators of small animals. Ocypode brevicornis is a species of ghost crab native to the Indian Ocean, from the Gulf of Oman to the Nicobar Islands. The carapace reaches a length of 41 mm and a width of 50 mm.

Tanzania, Zanzibar, Pongwe Beach

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When I was a child, they said to me” if you hear inside the shell of the seashell, you’ll hear the sea’s sound.”

Tags:   seashell sound sea sunrise


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