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What do Squat lobsters eat?

What do Squat lobsters eatThey are usually considered scavengers; they scoop up muddy or sandy deposits and sort out edible bits with their mouth parts. Of course there are exceptions , and many of them have not been studied In enough detail to be able to answer this.

 

Squat lobsters description:

What do Squat lobsters eatSquat lobsters are decapod crustaceans of the families Galatheidae, Chirostylidae and Kiwaidae, including the common genera Galathea and Munida. They are not lobsters at all, but are more closely related to porcelain crabs, hermit crabs and then, more distantly, true crabs. They are distributed worldwide in the oceans, and occur from near the surface to deep sea hydrothermal vents. There are currently 870 described species.

 

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