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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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P1590705

What

Atlantic Sand Fiddler Crab Uca pugilator

Observer

muir

Date

January 23, 2015 03:11 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

hermit crab Superfamily Paguroidea

Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 2, 2015 11:46 AM NZDT

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Ecuadorian Hermit Crab Coenobita compressus

Observer

annikaml

Date

March 4, 2012 04:21 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

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Northern Kelp Crab Pugettia producta

Observer

lisab

Date

January 21, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

jenroadrunner

Date

January 24, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hermit Crabs Genus Pagurus

Observer

tony_ladson

Date

January 24, 2015 03:31 PM AEST

Place

Betka Road (Google, OSM)

Description

Hermit crab (on a surf board)

Photos / Sounds

What

Signal Crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus

Observer

dominic

Date

January 25, 2015

Description

One of the many that were found today.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sally Lightfoot Crab Grapsus grapsus

Observer

annikaml

Date

March 5, 2012 03:53 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Dungeness Crab (Metacarcinus magister) Metacarcinus magister

Observer

loarie

Date

January 24, 2015 01:08 PM PST

Description

lots of dungeness crabs washed up on Stinson beach today - this one was alive, albeit being pecked apart by seagulls

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Coconut Crab Birgus latro

Date

July 29, 2014

Place

Mazatlan (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

Observer

anikarenina

Date

January 24, 2015 01:30 PM EST

Description

Brown-beige color all around, legs and body look spotted or striped. Greenish eyes at the top of the carapace, line down the center of the shell. Has a "dot" in the middle of the back. Little whitish hairs on the legs. About 1.5" wide. Was extracted from oyster cluster on red mangrove roots.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sally Lightfoot Crab Grapsus grapsus

Observer

annikaml

Date

March 6, 2012 07:39 AM CST
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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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