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Thousands of small tuna crabs washes up on Orange County beaches


California – Tuna crab seems like a delicious animal in the sea, but, thousands of crustaceans (tiny tuna crabs) washed ashore on the shore of Orange Country, California.tiny-tuna-crab-orange-county-beach

The Orange Country Register reported the crustaceans, that looks like a small tiny lobster or a crawfish, appeared as a bright red rim over the shores of Dana Point, San Clemente, Newport Beach and also Huntington Beach on Sunday. The animal experts say that, the Tuna crab sized 1 to 3 inches long, normally live off the warm water found on the Mexico’s Baja Peninsula.

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Beach goers caught by surprise by looking the shores of the beach, surrounded by thousands of tiny red lobsters. The beaches are surrounded by the red lines of tiny crabs and thousands of them makes the shoreline to be appearing as a bright red ring over the shores of Orange Country. It is not a normal one, the tiny tuna crabs generally lives in the warm water region, and finding them over the shores of Dana Point, San Clemente, Newport Beach and Huntington Beach is a miracle.

Donna Kalez, general manager of Dana Wharf Sportfishing, said

“They are all still alive. They are in the surfline and swimming up,” “Once they get this close to shore, they can’t go anywhere, so they just wash in. They aren’t strong enough to swim out.””I think it’s kind of cool,” “It’s a phenomenon you won’t see for a long time. It’s sad they’re going to die, but there’s nothing you can do.”

Not only this, in recent weeks blue colored “by-the-wind sailors” are also spotted on the shores along with tropical fishes such as yellowtail and Bluefin Tuna makes the shores stranger than normal condition of the region. It is still a weird – how the crabs waved to the shores, that too for a particular place.

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