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

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Recent observations

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Observer

wendy5

Date

April 18, 2014

Description

This Thickclaw Porcelain Crab has enormous pincers, although it's a very tiny little fellow!

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What

Northern Kelp Crab Pugettia producta

Observer

dpom

Date

April 18, 2014

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What

True Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

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dpom

Date

April 18, 2014

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What

Red Rock Crab Cancer productus

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 18, 2014

Description

The edge of the Red Rock Crab's carapace looks like a piecrust.

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What

Crayfishes Superfamily Astacoidea

Observer

kmoconnor

Date

April 18, 2014 03:09 PM EDT

Description

Freshly dug

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What

Hermit Crabs Superfamily Paguroidea

Observer

dpom

Date

April 17, 2014

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brianw

Date

October 10, 2013

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What

Crabs, Shrimp, and Lobsters Order Decapoda

Observer

tabristabarsi

Date

April 17, 2014

Place

Padang (Google, OSM)

Description

App. 3 cm body wide, inside a watery hole, near beach.

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What

Red Swamp Crayfish Procambarus clarkii

Observer

jaykeller

Date

April 16, 2014 12:15 PM PDT

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greglasley

Date

April 16, 2014

Description

These crabs were abundant on some rocks at the ocean's edge at this location.

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jeckberg

Date

August 26, 2009

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What

Freshwater Crayfish Family Cambaridae

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

April 12, 2014

Description

Specimen collected from Baldwin Creek by Cleveland Metroparks staff as part of Case Western Reserve University ichthyology class field trip. Fishes were collected via seining/electrofishing and were released at the end of the class discussion.

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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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