Incredible Footage Shows Giant Spider Crab Moulting

Storyful Published June 29, 2017 7,873 Plays

Rumble - Every year in the waters of Port Philip Bay near Melbourne, Australia, countless giant spider crabs moult, shedding their old shells for new. This video condenses what is a 22 minute process down into just a few minutes. When the crabs emerge their new shells are soft, leaving them vulnerable for a few days until they harden.