Classification
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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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Recent observations

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Tuna Crab Pleuroncodes planipes

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saraab

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August 18, 2016 11:05 AM PDT

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Striped Shore Crab Pachygrapsus crassipes

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glmory

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August 28, 2016 05:20 PM PDT

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Striped Shore Crab Pachygrapsus crassipes

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glmory

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August 28, 2016 05:15 PM PDT

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Striped Shore Crab Pachygrapsus crassipes

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glmory

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August 28, 2016 04:10 PM PDT

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True Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

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inga3

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August 28, 2016 06:57 PM EDT

Description

In a tide pool.

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Atlantic Ghost Crab Ocypode quadrata

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brian115

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August 29, 2016 03:25 PM EDT

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Red Swamp Crawfish Procambarus clarkii

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gonzo

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August 21, 2016 01:43 PM CEST

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Crayfishes Superfamily Astacoidea

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nanorca13

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August 28, 2016 07:23 PM PDT

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Dungeness Crab Metacarcinus magister

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June 9, 2016 12:03 PM PDT

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Atlantic Rock Crab Cancer irroratus

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jlayman

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August 29, 2016 10:02 AM EDT

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Green Shore Crab Carcinus maenas

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beeboy

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August 27, 2016 10:43 AM EDT

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Green Shore Crab Carcinus maenas

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jlayman

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August 29, 2016 01:03 PM EDT
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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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