Re: Dive Report & Critter ID?

Outer Bamnks diving on the Great Escape Southern California Live-Aboard Dive Boat

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Posted by Chris on October 07, 2005 at 09:53:12:

In Reply to: Dive Report & Critter ID? posted by BigTankTom on October 06, 2005 at 23:34:49:

They are probably Spiny mole crabs (Blepharipoda occidentalis) which look similar to sand crabs, but are much larger. They are usually found just outside the surf zone. They are common, but not usually seen unless you dig one out.

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