Pacific fiddler crab (Leptuca crenulata)

The Mexican fiddler crab, is a species of crab that owes its common name to its
common name to its chelae, pincers or “pincers”, which are extremely different sizes.
They are small crabs that measure from 2.5 to 3 cm in length.
Their natural habitat is very diverse thanks to their power of adaptation, it is possible to
found on beaches, mangroves, wetlands, estuaries and river mouths.
of some rivers, so that, under certain circumstances, it can live in fresh water.
fresh water.

In the wild, fiddler crabs are scavengers and eat bits of
organic matter they find in sand and mud.


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