Many seen in Polk and Montgomery counties
弧邊招潮蟹 (Uca arcuata)
Tiny, about 1/2" across carapace.
Black tips on claws, though not visible in this photo. About 6" across.
Definite non native drop off
cangrejos azules en el mes de septiembre, en época reproductiva
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...