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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.

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2 Comments

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 10 years ago

Moved to Arthropods

sttweets
sttweets 11 years ago

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

kcdick
Spotted by
kcdick

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

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