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Recent observations

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What

Fiddler Crabs Genus Uca

Date

July 27, 2014

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What

Atlantic Sand Fiddler Crab Uca pugilator

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

January 18, 2015

Description

Female

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What

Milky Fiddler Crab Uca lactea

Observer

mrfish33

Date

June 27, 2012

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Fiddler Crabs Genus Uca

Observer

annikaml

Date

January 7, 2015 01:35 PM CST

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What

West African Fiddler Crab Uca tangeri

Observer

tierraiberica

Date

July 31, 2009

Place

Kafountine (Google, OSM)

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What

West African Fiddler Crab Uca tangeri

Observer

tierraiberica

Date

July 31, 2009

Place

Kafountine (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

damontighe

Date

January 6, 2015 11:52 AM MST

Description

Female

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What

Styled Fiddler Crab Uca stylifera

Observer

nolafrog

Date

August 9, 2013

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What

Atlantic Sand Fiddler Crab Uca pugilator

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

December 21, 2014

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What

Uca lactea

Observer

harumkoh

Date

December 20, 2014 03:15 PM JST

Description

須磨海浜水族園.

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What

Bowed Fiddler Crab Uca arcuata

Observer

sudachi

Date

September 24, 2009 04:25 PM JST

Description

The name of this threatened species of crab (Uca arcuata) in Japanese is "shio maneki" or "tide caller." This refers to the way the males wave their large claw over their heads as if they beckon the tides to come in. Due to loss of their natural habitat these crabs are classified as vulnerable (VU).

Uca arcuata (Fiddler Crab)
Tokushima, Japan

シオマネキ
吉野川河口干潟
徳島県

Photos / Sounds

Observer

kooshadab

Date

July 28, 2010
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Description from Wikipedia

A fiddler crab, sometimes known as a calling crab, may be any of approximately 100 species of semi-terrestrial marine crabs which make up the genus Uca. As members of the family Ocypodidae, fiddler crabs are most closely related to the ghost crabs of the genus Ocypode. This entire group is composed of small crabs – the largest being slightly over two inches across. Fiddler crabs are found along sea beaches and brackish inter-tidal mud flats, lagoons...

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