fiddler crab

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

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KEY WORDS: Asian shore crab, Hemigrapsus sanguineus, fiddler crab, Uca pugnax
The mating system of the fiddler crab, Uca lactea (Decapoda, Brachyura, Ocypodidae).
Physiologic sexual maturity of the fiddler crab Uca rapax (Smith, 1870) (Crustacea, Ocypodidae) from two mangroves in Ubatuba, Brazil.
Incubation of eggs and embryonic development of the fiddler crab, Uca lactea (Decapoda, Brachyura, Ocypodidae).
Tissue-specific patterns and steady-state concentrations of ecdysteroid receptor and retinoid-X-receptor mRNA during the molt cycle of the fiddler crab, Uca pugilator.
sanguineus zoeae coincided with the appearance of large numbers of Z-I fiddler crab larvae in the harbor.
Surface tows provided an adequate picture of megalopal distribution because it has been demonstrated in previous studies that blue crab and fiddler crab megalopae migrate to surface waters during periods of nocturnal flooding tides (Epifanio et al.
However, the large females will often swallow a whole live shrimp or fiddler crab in one bite, making them easy to catch.
The diminutive fiddler crab, with its outsized arm, is a common choice for sheepshead, mangrove snapper, pompano, redfish and black drum.
1966), the red king crab Paralithodes camtschaticus (Kurata 1960), the fiddler crab Uca subcylindrica (Rabalalis & Cameron 1985), the Chinese mitten crab Eriocheir sinensis (Anger 1991), the red frog crab Ranina ranina (Minagawa 1992), the grapsid crab Armases miersii (Anger 1996), the mangrove crab Sesarma curacaoense (Anger & Charmantier 2000), the crucifix crab Charybdis feriatus (Baylon & Suzuki 2007), the mud crab Scylla serrata (Baylon 2010, Dan & Hamasaki.
The male fiddler crab, when ready to mate, waves its claws.
The man didn't know the difference between a whelk shell and a clamshell, and he couldn't tell a horseshoe crab from a fiddler crab.
throat, unveil the stranger walking among you like a fiddler crab at the
He moved in reverse like the fiddler crab zigging in the aisles of dirt.
Fiddler Crab, a newcomer, was matched at the shortest possible price to decent money in a novice hurdle at Wetherby, but this time it wasn't during the race but beforehand.