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Ghost crab

Description:

Ghost Crab living in a hole in the sand.

Habitat:

Sandy beach.



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2 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 4 years ago

Thank you Jellis for the ID suggestion and info.

Jellis
Jellis 4 years ago

Believe these are Ghost crabs. They range from a ghostly white to deep red. One claw is bigger then the other in a more rounded shape then that of a Fiddler Crab. Also I read the color can change during the day for different locations. And they do dig burrows in the sand.

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

Jalisco, Mexico

Lat: 19.47, Long: -105.06

Spotted on Nov 15, 2014
Submitted on Dec 19, 2014

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