Boxer crab lifstyle: Hold anemonies in your claws, and make them reproduce

Boxer crabs almost constantly hold the fate — and the bodies — of sea anemones in their hands, so to speak. In their claws, really. There’s a new paper about this: “Boxer crabs induce asexual reproduction of their associated sea anemones by splitting and intraspecific theft“, Yisrael Schnytzer​​, Yaniv Giman​, Ilan Karplus, and Yair Achituv, PeerJ, […]