Spider crabs swarm in shallow waters on Cornish beach

Rising sea temperatures caused by climate crisis create unusual phenomenon in St Ives

Thousands of venomous crabs converged on the beaches of Cornwall due to rising sea temperatures caused by the climate crisis.The migratory creatures swarmed in the shallow water in St Ives, shedding their shells before returning to depths of up to 300ft.

The crustaceans are instantly recognisable for their long legs and pincers and have a venomous bite that is poisonous to their prey but harmless to humans.

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/aug/06/spider-crabs-swarm-in-shallow-waters-on-cornish-beach

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