Diving photography in Vladivostok

Dromia personata by Andrey Shpatak

Dromia personata by Andrey Shpatak

These are unique species that live in the Japanese Sea in the Russian Far East. Captured by Andrey Shpartak, Dormia Personata is also known as hairy crab.

Swiftopecten swifti  by Andrey Shpatak

Swiftopecten swifti by Andrey Shpatak

The Red King Crab can grow up to 1.8 meters in diameter. That is why it is targeted by fishermen. This kind of crab lives in the cold waters in the northern part of Pacific Ocean. It is the most expensive crab you can find.

Red king crab by Andrey Shpatak

Red king crab by Andrey Shpatak

Керчак элегантный by Andrey Shpatak

Керчак элегантный by Andrey Shpatak

And here the place where these pictures were taken:

by Andrey Shpartak

by Andrey Shpartak

You can find more images here and here.

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