Male fiddler crab, one big claw
This seems to be partial remains of a fiddler crab that was found behind TAMUCC on the South West side of Ward Island. This appears to be the single enlarged claw of a the crab
Male fiddler crab; gray in color
Male crab found at Oso Bay
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...