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burrowing crab of American coastal regions having one claw much enlarged in the male

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Physiologic sexual maturity of the fiddler crab Uca rapax (Smith, 1870) (Crustacea, Ocypodidae) from two mangroves in Ubatuba, Brazil.
Manual declawing of crabs is practiced in many fisheries, including the southern Florida stone crab Menippe mercenari (Ehrhardt 1990), the northeast Atlantic deep-water red crab Chaceon affinis, the southern Iberian fiddler crab Uca tangeri (Oliveira et al.
Fiddler crabs (Uca stenodactylus) live on mudflats, a very reflective environment, and they behave differently depending on the amount of polarisation reflected by objects, the researchers found.
A BUS RIDE AWAY IS TAI O, A TRANQUIL FISHING VILLAGE WITH MANGROVES, FIDDLER CRABS AND STILT HOUSES STUDDED WITH "BILLIONS OF BLISTERING BARNACLES" THAT CAPTAIN HADDOCK WOULD BE PROUD OF.
Dr Zachary Darnell and Assistant Professor Pablo Munguia tested a bunch of Gulf coast fiddler crabs (Uca Panacea) - both those who still had their major claws and those who had lost theirs.
Salt and fresh water meeting in the estuary, fiddler crabs touched
Fiddler crabs will do battle to help a punier rival, a report in the May American Naturalist concludes.
Watch fiddler crabs wave, Moray eels peering from their hide, plus family favourites, the meercats keeping an eye out for intruders at this Palms Tropical Oasis in Nantwich.
Jennifer then trumped our fancy geochemical data and provided irrefutable evidence that the oil from the 1969 spill still affects wildlife, in particular fiddler crabs.
NAGASAKI - The Nagasaki District Court on Tuesday refused to accept mudskippers, fiddler crabs and the natural environment itself as plaintiffs in a lawsuit over land reclamation work in Isahaya Bay, Nagasaki Prefecture, which was filed by local residents demanding that the state suspend the national project.
On a beach, fiddler crabs live in burrows surrounded by about eight inches of territory.
Egrets fish on the banks and fiddler crabs scurry to their burrows as you glide along the shoreline, listening to the sounds of shorebirds and the "drip-drip-drip" of water off your paddle.
Even fiddler crabs, I gather, display 'an elevated level of aggressive interactions' during the week of the full moon.