new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white

Fiddler Crab (Uca annulipes)

The Zanzibar Mangroves provide an important buffer from the ocean and anchor the soil to the coral. Many species of fish use the mangroves as their nursery. We saw two types of crabs also working to keep the area clean at low tide by scavenging fallen leaves.

 

84 views
0 faves
0 comments
Taken on June 3, 2016