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All Names

  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 十足目
  • Russian
    • Десятиногие ракообразные
  • Belarusian
    • Дзесяціногія ракападобныя
  • Scientific Names
    • Decapoda
  • English
    • Decapods
    • Crabs, Shrimp, and Lobsters
  • Spanish
    • Cangrejos, langostas y camarones
  • Japanese
    • 十脚目
    • エビ目

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What

Red Rock Crab Cancer productus

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direbecca

Date

February 5, 2016

Description

Lower left (I asked a fishermen if I could take this photo).

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Dungeness Crab Metacarcinus magister

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direbecca

Date

February 5, 2016

Description

Upper right (I asked a fishermen if I could take this photo).

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Purple Rock Crab Leptograpsus variegatus

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jon_sullivan

Date

January 6, 2016 12:04 PM NZDT

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What

Red Swamp Crawfish Procambarus clarkii

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reallifeecology

Date

February 5, 2016 05:16 PM EST

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What

Decapods Order Decapoda

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nicholasmaynenz

Date

February 6, 2016 03:10 PM NZDT

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nicholasmaynenz

Date

February 6, 2016 03:10 PM NZDT

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What

Green Shore Crab Carcinus maenas

Date

August 9, 2014

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What

Hermit Crabs Superfamily Paguroidea

Observer

abii29

Date

July 31, 2015

Description

The Small Hermit Crab...

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Observer

tony_wills

Date

February 5, 2016 05:33 PM NZDT

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What

Decapods Order Decapoda

Date

October 11, 2015

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Decapods Order Decapoda

Date

October 11, 2015

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Decapods Order Decapoda

Date

October 11, 2015

Description

Orange crab

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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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