[Coral-List] Crabs protect corals

Douglas Fenner douglasfennertassi at gmail.com
Tue Sep 30 15:54:50 EDT 2014

Crabs protect corals from voracious starfish


The article contains a link to the original paper, which is open-access.

As the authors of the original paper state, it was already well known that
there are crabs that protect corals, but this paper adds some new

I point this article out, to simply let people know that the short popular
article and original paper exist, I'm neither endorsing nor criticizing

Cheers,  Doug

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