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

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Recent observations

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wendy5

Date

April 23, 2014

Description

This Helmet Crab's carapace was so beautiful and bright orange on the sand, I decided to use this photo instead of trying to photograph a live one underwater. Since crabs of this size molt annually, you can often find them on the beaches around here.

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What

Crabs, Shrimp, and Lobsters Order Decapoda

Observer

csavy

Date

September 15, 2013

Description

At 15m in cenote. No natural light.

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gaudettelaura

Date

March 20, 2014

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What

Atlantic Ghost Crab Ocypode quadrata

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loloabj

Date

the past

Place

Martinique (Google, OSM)

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What

Blackback Land Crab Gecarcinus lateralis

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jose_colorado

Date

April 20, 2014

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What

Red Rock Crab Cancer productus

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dpom

Date

April 21, 2014

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Northern Kelp Crab Pugettia producta

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dpom

Date

April 21, 2014

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What

chocolate porcelain crab Petrolisthes manimaculis

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dpom

Date

April 21, 2014

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Red Rock Crab Cancer productus

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nudibranchmom

Date

April 21, 2014 09:38 AM PDT

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Northern Kelp Crab Pugettia producta

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nudibranchmom

Date

April 21, 2014 09:29 AM PDT

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chocolate porcelain crab Petrolisthes manimaculis

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nudibranchmom

Date

April 21, 2014 10:49 AM PDT

Description

Blue mouthparts and blue spots. Under rock.

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Northern Kelp Crab Pugettia producta

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nudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2014 10:39 AM PDT
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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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