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  Uca annulipes
  Family Name : Ocypodidae

  Taxonomic Group : Invertebrates (Crustacean, Crab and Prawn)

  Common Names : Fiddler Crab

 
Fiddler Crab
  • Description
    • Description :
      The adult male possess an enlarged claw and a smaller, normal one, while the females have two equal-sized small ones. Only the small claws, with their spoon-shaped tips are used for feeding. The larger claw is used for courtship, warning and fighting.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Habitats :
      Marine, Sandy Shore
      Distribution :
      Common in open sandy/muddy areas.
      Parks & Gardens :
      Changi Beach Park

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