Unknown species of highly-camouflaged decorator crab covered with filamentous algae, Puri Jati, Bali, Indonesia.
Decorator crabs use material found in the surrounding area to camouflage themselves. Puri Jati often has large amounts of algae growing on the bottom and so the crabs use this to conceal themselves against the bottom. Puri Jati is located on Bali's north coast. Its featureless sandy bottom is home to a huge variety of unusual and interesting species known as 'critters' to 'muck' divers and photographers. Bali is a very popular holiday destination for divers and offers a wide variety of different types of diving, from reefs and wrecks to mucks sites such as Puri Jati and Gilimanuk.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download