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Pacific Mole Crab

Emerita analoga

Description:

Hard domed shell. Many legs.

Habitat:

Pacific Ocean


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Pacific Mole Crab
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3 Comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 3 years ago

Moved to the Arthropods category.

Archer 07
Archer 07 3 years ago

Sand Crab or Pacific Mole Crab. See that little bit of orange color on the left upper side, those are eggs. This must be a female. They tunnel just under the sand in the tidal area for food and that is also where they lay their eggs.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 3 years ago

This neat critter is a type of crab. They are also called Sand Crabs. Crabs go in the Arthropods section. :-)

Kayta Norris
Spotted by
Kayta Norris

Fort Bragg, California, USA

Lat: 39.45, Long: -123.81

Spotted on Nov 19, 2015
Submitted on Nov 22, 2015

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