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  • Scientific Names
    • Decapoda
  • English
    • Decapods
    • Crabs, Shrimp, and Lobsters
  • Spanish
    • Cangrejos, langostas y camarones

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Hairy Hermit Crab Pagurus hirsutiusculus

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wendy5

Date

June 28, 2015

Description

This was an especially attractive shell selected by its Pagurus hirsutiusculus (Hairy Hermit).

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Red Swamp Crawfish Procambarus clarkii

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anudibranchmom

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June 30, 2015 11:00 AM PDT

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Freshwater Crayfish Family Cambaridae

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newt8686

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June 29, 2015

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Crayfishes Superfamily Astacoidea

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jfones

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June 30, 2015 09:57 AM EDT

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Water quality testing.

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Sally Lightfoot Crab Grapsus grapsus

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swampy

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March 22, 2013

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Isabela Island

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Fiddler Crabs Genus Uca

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ralcaraz

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May 28, 2015 10:54 AM MST

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Fiddler Crabs Genus Uca

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ralcaraz

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May 28, 2015 10:54 AM MST

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Fiddler Crabs Genus Uca

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ralcaraz

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May 28, 2015 10:34 AM MST

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Hermit Crabs Superfamily Paguroidea

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bkahn375

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June 29, 2015 03:17 PM EDT

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bkahn375

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June 29, 2015 03:05 PM EDT

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Hermit Crabs Genus Pagurus

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bobmcd

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June 28, 2015

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Eyespot shrimp Saron neglectus

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davidr

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June 27, 2015 04:51 AM HST
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Description from Wikipedia

The decapods or Decapoda (literally "ten-footed") are an order of crustaceans within the class Malacostraca, including many familiar groups, such as crayfish, crabs, lobsters, prawns and shrimp. Most decapods are scavengers. The order is estimated to contain nearly 15,000 species in around 2,700 genera, with approximately 3,300 fossil species. Nearly half of these species are crabs, with the shrimp (c. 3000 species) and Anomura (including hermit crabs, porcelain crabs, squat lobsters: (c. 2500 species), making up the bulk...

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