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    • Malacostraca
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    • Malacostracans
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    • Cangrejos, langostas y camarones

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Recent observations

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What

Crabs, Shrimp, and Lobsters Order Decapoda

Observer

cspnl

Date

August 29, 2014 10:14 AM PDT

Description

Dead, found near pole/log possible makeshift firepit. Not sure of ID.

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What

Spiny Lobsters Family Palinuridae

Observer

cspnl

Date

August 29, 2014 10:14 AM PDT

Description

dead, after storm surge, near log or telephone pole,and possibly a makeshift firepit. Partial animal, see the 'antenna' pointing to the right of the photo. Not sure of ID.

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What

Crabs, Shrimp, and Lobsters Order Decapoda

Observer

cspnl

Date

August 29, 2014 11:13 AM PDT

Description

There was high surf advisory and storm surge, this dead crab was washed up on rocks

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What

spotted cleaner shrimp Periclimenes yucatanicus

Observer

souslevent971

Date

September 26, 2013

Place

Guadeloupe (Google, OSM)

Description

Shrimps, Cousteau Marine Park, Guadeloupe

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What

Isopods Order Isopoda

Observer

connlindajo

Date

April 19, 2014 07:02 PM CDT

Description

Sowbugs

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What

Purple Shore Crab Hemigrapsus nudus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2014 10:13 AM PDT

Description

Juvenile, about 1/2". Tiny purple polka dots on claws.

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2014 09:18 AM PDT

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2014 08:11 AM PDT

Description

The hermit please, not the shell (brown turban).

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2014 08:11 AM PDT

Description

Juvenile. ID as per Jensen, 2014, p. 212. In amphissa shell.

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What

Dungeness Crab Metacarcinus magister

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2014 07:54 AM PDT

Description

Carapace only; about 2".

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What

Yellow Shore Crab Hemigrapsus oregonensis

Observer

js_young

Date

August 27, 2014

Description

rising tide reversed flow in creek that connects to Crissy Marsh. Several individuals were observed at lowest portion of creek just before culvert goes underground.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

white-tipped mud crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii

Observer

aquavp

Date

August 28, 2014 09:22 AM EDT

Description

Biohut closest to bridge

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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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