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Metacarcinus gracilis (Graceful Crab)
Scientific name: Metacarcinus gracilis

Taxonomy: Kingdom Animalia → Phylum Arthropoda → Subphylum Crustacea → Superclass Multicrustacea → Class Malacostraca → Subclass Eumalacostraca → Superorder Eucarida → Order Decapoda → Suborder Pleocyemata → Infraorder Brachyura → Section Eubrachyura → Subsection Heterotremata → Superfamily Cancroidea → Family Cancridae → Genus Metacarcinus

Common name: Graceful Crab
Locations: Eastern Pacific
Group: Marine LifeInvertebratesCrabs

Claws have white tips. If they have black tips, it might be a pacific rock crab. They can bury themselves if they feel threatened.

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Metacarcinus gracilis (Graceful Crab)
Metacarcinus gracilis (Graceful Crab)
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Big mass of smaller crabs
Metacarcinus gracilis (Graceful Crab)
Metacarcinus gracilis (Graceful Crab)
Metacarcinus gracilis (Graceful Crab)
Metacarcinus gracilis (Graceful Crab)
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Metacarcinus gracilis (Graceful Crab)
Metacarcinus gracilis (Graceful Crab)
Mating
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