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Fiddler Crabs

Description:

These crabs have orange to reddish colored claws. There were hues of green,blue and black all over their body.

Notes:

I found these crabs along with the other species of crab in a muddy creek that used to be a pond. That area is saltwater. All signs of marine life from the mangroves down to the tiny fishes will soon be gone. The area will soon be reclaimed for the expansion of the subdivision where I'm currently residing.

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2 Comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

moved to arthropods :-)

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Look for Fiddler crabs from the genus Uca!

Cebu, Philippines

Spotted on Apr 14, 2012
Submitted on Apr 14, 2012

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