Crab ID

Discussion in 'Inverts' started by Wrassman, Apr 11, 2003.

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  1. Craig Manoukian

    Craig Manoukian Giant Squid

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    [glow=red, 2, 300]Love that attitude of conservation dude![/glow]

    :) ;) :D ;D 8)
     
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  3. karlas

    karlas Fire Goby

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    ya lookin at those claws he looks like he could become a problem for ya. they say pointy claws meat eaters, rounded claws plant eaters or pretty safe
     
  4. Wrassman

    Wrassman Peppermint Shrimp

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    [glow=Green, 3, 90%]I still haven't found that 'ONE' picture that is going to convince me that my little crab is Cancer antennarius. I'm going to spend a few cycles today looking and see what I can find. I hope it is a definitive picture of Mr.IttyBittyCrab.[/glow]
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    Picture from the California Academy of Sciences

    [glow=Green, 3, 90%]This is still an adult, and doesn't show me the transitional crab, from mine (the size of an eraser on a pencil) to this adult. Maybe is is as good as I could hope for.[/glow]
     
  5. Craig Manoukian

    Craig Manoukian Giant Squid

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    It's just an appetizer! Poor little guy would drown in the drawn butter! :eek:

    :) ;) :D ;D 8)
     
  6. Jason McKenzie

    Jason McKenzie Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I've looked every where Wrass and I can't find anything but what I've thought above. I think your plan is good. Keep it around for a while and watch him grow. Have you named him yet?

    J