Classification
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  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 軟甲綱
  • Scientific Names
    • Malacostraca
  • English
    • Malacostracans
  • Spanish
    • Cangrejos, langostas y camarones

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Recent observations

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What

Red Swamp Crawfish Procambarus clarkii

Observer

tdarrylhof

Date

August 2, 2015 10:53 AM PDT

Description

Son caught 9 of them & released at pond at Arlington Park in El Cerrito, CA

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What

Crayfishes Superfamily Astacoidea

Observer

karolina

Date

August 2, 2015 02:26 PM EDT

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What

Lady Crab Ovalipes ocellatus

Observer

maractwin

Date

August 1, 2015 02:46 PM EDT

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Observer

cedric_lee

Date

August 1, 2015 03:26 PM PDT

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Square

What

True Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

Observer

laurahersz

Date

August 1, 2015 07:00 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Northern Kelp Crab Pugettia producta

Observer

wendy5

Date

August 1, 2015

Description

This Pugettia producta (Northern Kelp Crab) with a 3" carapace was not camouflaged as well as they are when they hide in kelp.

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What

Western Sea Roach Ligia occidentalis

Observer

twsummer

Date

August 1, 2015 03:08 PM PDT

Description

1.5 cm. Can jump a couple inches.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Sea Roach Ligia occidentalis

Observer

twsummer

Date

August 1, 2015 01:37 PM PDT

Description

About 1 inch long

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Green Shore Crab Carcinus maenas

Observer

elbowingpenalty

Date

August 1, 2015 11:50 AM PDT

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What

Crabs, Lobsters, and Allies Suborder Pleocyemata

Observer

julago

Date

August 1, 2015 12:21 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Spider crab at new jersey zoo
Lobsters at new jersey zoo

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

calico crayfish Orconectes immunis

Observer

lang

Date

July 31, 2015

Place

My house (Google, OSM)

Description

Most of the crayfish that I caught were common crayfish, but I did catch one calico crayfish.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Crayfish Cambarus bartonii ssp. bartonii

Observer

lang

Date

July 31, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

With a net, I was able to catch several common crayfish in a small stream called sucker brook. Sweeping an area of decaying vegetation with a net was particularly productive for catching them.

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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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