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    • Emerita analoga
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Recent observations

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What

Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

kschnei

Date

July 25, 2016 07:26 AM PDT

Description

I found several of these ca. 4-cm crustaceans on the sandy beach today. I believe this species is correct?

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Square

What

Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

xizitro33

Date

July 24, 2016 09:39 AM PDT

Description

About 3 cm.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

carranza

Date

July 15, 2016 11:46 AM PDT

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Square

What

Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

apatten

Date

July 19, 2016 06:41 PM PDT

Description

Small sandy friend

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

carranza

Date

July 15, 2016 11:41 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

jgingold

Date

July 14, 2016 02:37 PM PDT

Description

Little white crustaceans under a clamshell on beach at Point Reyes National Seashore. bout cm long

Photos / Sounds

What

Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

jgingold

Date

July 14, 2016 02:28 PM PDT

Description

On beach at Point Reyes National Seashore

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What

Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

jgingold

Date

July 14, 2016 02:26 PM PDT

Description

On beach at Point Reyes National Seashore

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What

Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

terrydad2

Date

July 7, 2016 02:31 PM PDT

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What

Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

terrydad2

Date

July 6, 2016 03:13 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

terrydad2

Date

July 6, 2016 03:16 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

gajjthein

Date

July 1, 2016 12:57 PM PDT
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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.

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