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New Species of Strawberry Crab Discovered

Marine biologist Professor Ho Ping-ho from the National Taiwan Ocean University has discovered a new species of strawberry crab off southern Taiwan.  While there are other species of strawberry crab, this particular one has a unique clam shaped shell.

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How are these not extinct yet. There are mutations of other crustaceans that turn them red, but they're so rare because they die since they have no camoflauge
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