It’s a ghost crab; unsure of species. But I do note that the lovely manicured fingernails in the background you see are those of Alexis Rudd.
She posted this photo yesterday as part of a coordinated effort by Hope Jahren to photobomb Seventeen magazine’s regular “Manicure Monday” hashtag game on Twitter with images of science! Hope wrote:
I have small dream: that @seventeenmag will acknowledge #Science hands to its 700+k followers. But tonight it feels like a pretty big dream.
Here’s a quick video of the results:
What I learned from #ManicureMonday