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    • Emerita analoga
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    • Pacific Sand Crab
    • Pacific Mole Crab
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karengallardo

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March 6, 2015 03:11 PM PST

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Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

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wendy5

Date

March 9, 2015

Description

I've never seen so many Emerita analoga, aka Pacific Sand Crabs, millions of dead shells all along Limantour Beach. I remember digging these up as a kid.

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Pacific Mole Crab Emerita analoga

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tiwane

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November 27, 2013 12:42 PM PST

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Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

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raulagrait

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March 1, 2015 03:31 PM PST

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Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

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raulagrait

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March 1, 2015 03:31 PM PST

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Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

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gbentall

Date

February 5, 2015 12:55 PM PST

Description

To the left, with Blepharipoda on the right

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temminicki

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January 11, 2015 11:47 AM PST

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Pacific Mole Crab Emerita analoga

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anudibranchmom

Date

January 9, 2015 10:07 AM PST

Description

NOT the Wandering Tattler, please!

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Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

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temminicki

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December 29, 2014 03:20 AM PST

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Pacific sand crab Emerita analoga

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temminicki

Date

October 28, 2011

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Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

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mcduck

Date

April 29, 1974

Description

19mm total length. Found in sandy intertidal. Photo scanned from 35mm slide.

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Pacific Sand Crab Emerita analoga

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cydno

Date

November 27, 2014 04:06 PM PST
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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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Conservation Summary

No range data available.