Sand Crab – Emerita talpoida (first zoea)

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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