Megalops.....an advanced larval stage of the true crabs, following the zoëa stage, and
preceding the definitive adult stage
. The legs and abdominal appendages have
appeared, the abdomen is relatively long, and the eyes are large
.

FAMILY : GRAPSIDAE
Species?

 

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This megalops shed its skin soon after taking the above images and emerged
as what appears to be a Pachygrapsus sp


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