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    • Malacostraca
  • English
    • Malacostracans
  • Spanish
    • Cangrejos, langostas y camarones

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Recent observations

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Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

March 23, 2014

Description

Male.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 14, 2014 12:24 PM PDT

Description

About 1" across, found in holdfast.

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 14, 2014 11:21 AM PDT

Description

AKA Sea Lettuce Flea, where it indeed was found in a folded cucoon-like nest. ID as per Lamb & Hanby, p. 277.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 13, 2014 10:50 AM PDT

Description

Very red, not green, with a pale yellow stripe. About 2" long. ID as per: http://www.slosea.org/initiatives/is/invertdata.php?viewline=99

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crabs, Shrimp, and Lobsters Order Decapoda

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 13, 2014 10:46 AM PDT

Description

Tiny, about 1/4".

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 13, 2014 10:21 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern kelp crab Pugettia producta

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 13, 2014 09:50 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Japanese Skeleton Shrimp Caprella mutica

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 13, 2014 09:51 AM PDT

Description

On dock; numerous.

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Observer

kylejones

Date

September 12, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Jaiba azul Callinectes sapidus

Observer

aleks

Date

September 14, 2014 07:59 AM COT

Photos / Sounds

What

Yellow Shore Crab Hemigrapsus oregonensis

Observer

kueda

Date

September 14, 2014 03:14 PM PDT

Description

Couple of these in the same warm puddle as the snails and the flounder.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

ghost & fiddler crabs Family Ocypodidae

Observer

eligar7

Date

November 13, 2010
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Description from Wikipedia

Malacostraca is the largest of the six classes of crustaceans, containing over 25,000 extant species, divided among 16 orders. Its members display a greater diversity of body forms than any other class of animals, and include crabs, lobsters, shrimp, krill, woodlice, scuds (Amphipoda), mantis shrimp and many other less familiar animals. They are abundant in all marine environments and have also colonised freshwater and terrestrial habitats. They are united by a common Bauplan, comprising 20 body...

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