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Porcelain Crabs Family Porcellanidae

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jcentoni

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April 22, 2015 07:49 AM PDT

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nicoolejnik

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August 15, 2015

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Pachycheles laevidactylus.

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nicoolejnik

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August 17, 2015

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Pachycheles laevidactylus.

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Thickclaw Porcelain Crab Pachycheles rudis

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kestrel

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August 13, 2015 11:55 AM PDT

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Porcelain Crabs Family Porcellanidae

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marisa_a

Date

August 7, 2015

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New Zealand Half Crab Petrolisthes elongatus

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tony_wills

Date

March 9, 2015 05:26 PM NZDT

Description

In a rock pool.

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New Zealand Half Crab Petrolisthes elongatus

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jeanmck

Date

August 6, 2015 02:32 PM NZST

Description

Green crab. 3 pairs of walking legs. Seen to filter feed. Collected for a class.

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Cangrejo de porcelana Petrolisthes amoenus

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 5, 2015

Description

Hiding in sponges/tunicates on dock. AKA Charming Porcelin Crab. ID as per Humann and DeLoach, p. 147.

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Thickclaw Porcelain Crab Pachycheles rudis

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wendy5

Date

August 4, 2015

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Here's another cute Pachycheles rudis (Thickclaw Porcelain Crab), the third I've found in two days.

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Thickclaw Porcelain Crab Pachycheles rudis

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wendy5

Date

August 4, 2015

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Lately I've been finding several tiny Pachycheles rudis (Thickclaw Porcelain Crabs) and each one seems to have a feisty personality.

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Flattop Crab Petrolisthes eriomerus

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wendy5

Date

July 30, 2015

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Another lively Petrolisthes eriomerus (Flattop Crab), a porcelain crab, identified with its blue marks between its pincers.

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Thickclaw Porcelain Crab Pachycheles rudis

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wendy5

Date

July 30, 2015

Description

This 1" wide Pachycheles rudis (Thickclaw Porcelain Crab) had quite the attitude!

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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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