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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

shrimp and prawns (Dendrobranchiata) Suborder Dendrobranchiata

Observer

chiriria

Date

March 5, 2015 03:38 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sindic

Date

September 1, 2007

Place

Azeglio TO (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sindic

Date

July 16, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

giant tiger prawn Penaeus monodon

Observer

knightgryffin

Date

February 7, 2015 05:34 PM AST

Photos / Sounds

What

Crabs, Shrimp, and Lobsters Order Decapoda

Observer

meurkc

Date

March 1, 2015

Description

washed up on beach

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crabs, Shrimp, and Lobsters Order Decapoda

Observer

meurkc

Date

March 1, 2015

Description

hairy crab washed up on beach

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

christychan

Date

March 1, 2015

Place

cabrillo (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Striped Shore Crab Pachygrapsus crassipes

Observer

christychan

Date

March 1, 2015

Place

cabrillo (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fiddler Crabs Genus Uca

Observer

marinefeist1

Date

March 1, 2015

Description

Is there a specific species, or sub species? His shell is different.

Photos / Sounds

What

Hermit crab Superfamily Paguroidea

Observer

marinefeist1

Date

March 1, 2015

Description

Is there a subphylum for this hermit? He's pail.

Photos / Sounds

What

True Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

Observer

marinefeist1

Date

March 1, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crabs, Lobsters, and Allies Suborder Pleocyemata

Observer

lhiggins

Date

February 23, 2015 08:34 PM PST
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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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