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    • Pacific Sand Crab
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What

Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

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m_jon

Date

July 28, 2013 08:12 AM PDT

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Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

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dominic

Date

July 12, 2014

Description

We found them trying to dig in dry sand. We ended up letting them go back into the ocean.

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Pacific Mole Crab Emerita analoga

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miroungazalophus

Date

July 9, 2014

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Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

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ajwacaser

Date

June 30, 2014 09:27 AM PDT

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Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

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gbentall

Date

July 2, 2014 12:45 PM PDT

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Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

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pavelkirillov

Date

July 17, 2013 01:51 AM CDT

Description

Thanks to Till Deuss and Arthur Anker for ID

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What

Pacific Mole Crab Emerita analoga

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anudibranchmom

Date

June 22, 2014 10:51 AM PDT

Description

Dead. About 1/2".

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Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

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faerthen

Date

May 31, 2014 11:05 PM PDT

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Square

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Pacific Mole Crab Emerita analoga

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anudibranchmom

Date

May 20, 2014 10:31 AM PDT

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Square

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Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

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dpom

Date

May 20, 2014 10:30 AM PDT

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No photos or sounds

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Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

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kdickey

Date

March 28, 2014

Description

in sand; "Pacific mole crab"

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Pacific Mole Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 27, 2014 02:04 PM PDT

Description

About 1"

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Description from Wikipedia

Emerita analoga, the Pacific sand crab or Pacific mole crab, is a species of small, sand-burrowing decapod crustacean found living in the sand along the temperate western coasts of America. It is found on exposed sandy beaches in the swash region of the intertidal zone.

No range data available.