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Fiddler crab?

Description:

Small fiddler crabs. In the town of Tamarindo, El Salvador

Habitat:

Tidal mud flats

Notes:

Hundreds to thousands of these small crabs on a coastal mud flat. Filtering the mud for food, and tossing the little balls of processed mud aside.


No species ID suggestions

2 Comments

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 2 years ago

Moved to Arthropods

sttweets
sttweets 3 years ago

Yes, I'd say fiddler crab. The male with the asymmetric claw, the female symmetric.

Lat: 13.19, Long: -87.92

Spotted on Nov 23, 2008
Submitted on Jun 23, 2011

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