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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

lui

Date

the past

Description

sand colored crab with black eyes

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crabs, Shrimp, and Lobsters Order Decapoda

Observer

lui

Date

October 11, 2014 08:48 PM PDT

Place

san juan (Google, OSM)

Description

light browns with light blue specs and green/yellow eyes. The two pincers are the same size.

Photos / Sounds

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What

True Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

Observer

taogirl

Date

October 27, 2014

Description

found this small crab in the water near the shore

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crawfishes Superfamily Astacoidea

Observer

anaconcho

Date

October 26, 2014 08:22 PM CDT

Place

Wild Basin (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

True Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

Date

October 29, 2014

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Striped Shore Crab Pachygrapsus crassipes

Observer

dpom

Date

October 28, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Swamp Crawfish Procambarus clarkii

Observer

katzider

Date

October 20, 2014

Description

These little creatures live in the rain water corridors.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ghost Crabs (Ocypode) Genus Ocypode

Observer

tonicaldwell

Date

October 27, 2014 05:09 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

dremsen

Date

October 27, 2014 12:40 PM EDT

Description

single specimen collected

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

dremsen

Date

October 27, 2014 12:40 PM EDT

Description

Several specimens collected

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mexican Fiddler Crab Uca crenulata

Observer

finatic

Date

July 17, 2010 10:07 AM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Striped Shore Crab Pachygrapsus crassipes

Observer

finatic

Date

July 17, 2010 10:09 AM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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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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