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Recent observations

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What

Pacific Mole Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 19, 2014 03:45 PM PDT

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Square

What

Sand crab Emerita analoga

Observer

loarie

Date

October 8, 2014 06:26 PM PDT

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What

Sand crab Emerita analoga

Observer

loarie

Date

October 8, 2014 06:24 PM PDT

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Square

What

Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

loarie

Date

October 8, 2014 05:54 PM PDT

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What

Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

jaykeller

Date

September 13, 2014 09:19 AM PDT

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What

Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

finatic

Date

September 13, 2014 09:21 AM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Observer

kucycads

Date

September 7, 2014

Description

sandy beach, looks like a burrower

Photos / Sounds

What

Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

sarahsnail

Date

August 3, 2014 02:26 PM PDT

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Square

What

Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

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smvance70

Date

August 4, 2014

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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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Square

What

Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

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.

Photos / Sounds

What

Pacific Mole Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

miroungazalophus

Date

July 9, 2014
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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.