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INDO-PACIFIC Tropical Seashore

Phylum Mollusca

Class Gastropoda: 'Spiral' Seashells

Family Conidae

Conus textile, 'Cone Shell'. Dangerous! Do not pick up! Found throughout tropical Indo-pacific.

Phylum Arthropoda

Subphylum Crustaceans

Order Decapoda: Crabs


Birgus latro, 'Coconut Crab', 'Robber Crab'. The largest land invertebrate on the planet! Today, they are only normally found on islands where there are no people.

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Throughout the virus I am working in Australia on and off as local borders close, mostly in the Kimberley with Coral Expeditions (May-September). If you can't go travelling until everything settles down, then until then, here I am doing online guided walks for Noble Caledonia and online lectures for Silversea.