Christmas Island crabs flock to the sea again in their annual mass migration

If the larvae hatched from the deposited eggs are not eaten by hungry fish, manta rays or giant whale sharks, baby crabs will be born. Usually the larvae are swallowed whole, leaving no young crustaceans, but experts say once or twice a decade a larger number will survive, maintaining population numbers. on the island.

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