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    • Porcelain Crabs

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New Zealand Half Crab Petrolisthes elongatus

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anmar2015

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February 1, 2015

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paul_norwood

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January 20, 2015

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Dozens under rocks at low tide

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leptonia

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January 20, 2015 04:02 PM PST

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anudibranchmom

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January 20, 2015 05:12 PM PST

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Thickclaw Porcelain Crab Pachycheles rudis

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anudibranchmom

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January 18, 2015 04:51 PM PST

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Thickclaw Porcelain Crab Pachycheles rudis

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dpom

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January 18, 2015 03:56 PM PST

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Thickclaw Porcelain Crab Pachycheles rudis

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marisa_a

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September 20, 2014 12:09 PM PDT

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marisa_a

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September 14, 2014 12:53 PM PDT

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Thickclaw Porcelain Crab Pachycheles rudis

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anudibranchmom

Date

December 6, 2014 03:31 PM PST

Description

About 1/2" across. Under cobble. Missing right front claw.

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chocolate porcelain crab Petrolisthes manimaculis

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anudibranchmom

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December 6, 2014 03:33 PM PST

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Chocolate Porcelain Crab Petrolisthes manimaculis

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dpom

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December 5, 2014 04:06 PM PST

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Spotted Porcelain Crab Neopetrolisthes maculatus

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maractwin

Date

November 19, 2014 08:48 AM EST
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Description from Wikipedia

Porcelain crabs are decapod crustaceans in the widespread family Porcellanidae, which superficially resemble true crabs. They are typically less than 15 mm (0.6 in) wide, and have flattened bodies as an adaptation for living in rock crevices. They are delicate, readily losing limbs when attacked, and use their large claws for maintaining territories.

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