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Choose from 2596 pictures in our Crab collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Messier objects, full set Featured Crab Print

Messier objects, full set

Messier objects. These 110 astronomical objects were catalogued by the French astronomer Charles Messier (1730-1817), a comet hunter who wanted to list the permanent objects in the sky that might be mistaken for comets. They range from the Crab nebula (M1) at top left to the dwarf elliptical galaxy M110 at bottom right. Other notable Messier objects include the Orion nebula (M42, upper left), the Ring nebula (M57, centre right) and the Whirlpool galaxy (M51, centre left edge). Trying to observe all 110 objects in one night is known as the Messier Marathon. This is easiest to accomplish in the spring in the Northern Hemisphere

© SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Mantis shrimp Featured Crab Print

Mantis shrimp

Mantis shrimp (Odontodactylus scyllarus) crawling on the seabed. Despite its name this is neither a mantis or a shrimp, instead being a crustacean only distantly related to the true shrimps. It is an active predator, and uses its club-like front limbs to kill prey. It mainly feeds on crabs and molluscs, breaking open their shells with blows from these clubs. A mantis shrimp strike is one of the fastest animal movements in the world, with a force similar to that of a low-calibre bullet. The eyes of the mantis shrimp are the most complex in the world, containing as many as 16 different types of photoreceptor (compared to four in humans). Photographed in Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

© GEORGETTE DOUWMA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Horseshoe Crab - often found on beach after tide recedes Featured Crab Print

Horseshoe Crab - often found on beach after tide recedes

JZ-1981
Horseshoe Crab - often found on beach after tide recedes.
Sea groynes in background, Reeds Beach, New Jersey, USA
Limulus polyphemus
Jim Zipp
Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

© JimZipp.com/ardea.com

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