Looking for gravid females

A bunch of students from Ecolab accompanied honours student Joanne Khew (in blue) on her field trip to catch a female gravid tree-climbing crab, Episesarma sp. It was a pleasant morning’s field trip to get a glimpse of the crab’s behaviour.

They used the typically “high-tech” equipment to get the job done and two individuals were brought back to the department aquarium. Joanne will be observing the larvae when they hatch.

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