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New Sapelo Resident

The mangrove tree crab, Aratus pisonii, has taken up residence on Sapelo.  Several individuals have been spotted near the UGAMI boat hoist.  This crab is commonly associated with red mangroves but can be found in black and white mangroves as well.  Its reported range is from the east coast of Florida to northern Brazil.  

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(Contact Jacob Shalack for additional information)


submitted Oct 27, 2017

LTER
NSF

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959 and OCE-1237140. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.