Salt Flat Spider (image) California Academy of Sciences Share Print E-Mail Caption The salt flat spider lives amidst pockets of freshwater that pool between saline crusts in dried up lake beds. Credit (Sarah Crews © California Academy of Sciences) Usage Restrictions Photo for editorial use only. Credits mandatory. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.