Sand Crab – Emerita talpoida (first zoea)
Collected ~ 500 m offshore from Assateague Island, VA. Summer 2005. Collected using an epibenthic sled.
Notes: This first zoeal stage larva of the Atlantic sand crab is markedly different from the later stages, also in this photo gallery.
Collected by William Johnson, Goucher College
Collected by: W. S. Johnson