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

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Recent observations

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What

Sand Crabs (Hippoidea) Superfamily Hippoidea

Observer

rdvorin

Date

April 22, 2015 10:05 AM EDT

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What

Signal Crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus

Observer

jnelson

Date

August 17, 2012

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What

Asian Mangrove Crab Scylla serrata

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

April 24, 2015 12:47 PM GST

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Square

What

Hermit crab Superfamily Paguroidea

Observer

andresangel925

Date

the past

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What

Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

Observer

andresangel925

Date

the past

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Square

What

Crabs, Shrimp, and Lobsters Order Decapoda

Observer

chenlu

Date

April 21, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

mud fiddler crab Uca pugnax

Observer

mshipman

Date

April 25, 2015 09:04 PM EDT

Description

Starting to see these. Today was the first I've noticed them this year on the mud flats down by the docks. Quite a few but I have seen more down there at one time. May be early yet.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Atlantic Ghost Crab Ocypode quadrata

Observer

mshipman

Date

April 25, 2015 09:08 PM EDT

Description

Not completely sure about this one, but it's in the right area and the right size. Color was relatively pale, maybe a bit reddish. Will upload a pic I took when I get a chance, may need to reidentify.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

Observer

treichard

Date

April 12, 2015 02:50 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

Observer

treichard

Date

April 12, 2015 01:10 PM EDT

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Square

What

Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

Observer

treichard

Date

April 12, 2015 12:56 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Purple Shore Crab Hemigrapsus nudus

Observer

seakay

Date

July 19, 2012
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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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