Animal Update - September 12

Published September 12, 2014

Sally Lightfoot crabs, Grapsus grapsus, have been added to the Aquarium’s Surviving Through Adaptation exhibit!
sally-lightfoot-crab

Found throughout the Pacific Coast of the Americas, Sally Lightfoot crabs are quick on their feet. And with a carapace (or shell) measuring just 1.2 inches wide, they have no trouble tucking into reef crevices to safely hide from would-be predators. 


Previous Post

Featured Stories

Animal Rescue Update: Harbor Seal Admitted

Our Animal Rescue staff is currently caring for a male harbor seal nicknamed Phil.

Read the full story

May is Garden for Wildlife Month!

Celebrate the return of warm weather with some time out in your home or community garden!

Read the full story

Related Stories

Animal Update: Australian Snapping Turtles

Published May 26, 2017

Animal Rescue Update: Phil’s Continued Care

Published May 24, 2017