The average life span of a ghost crab is three years. Ghost crabs hatch from eggs and go through six distinctive stages before reaching full maturity. The adult ghost crab is straw...
Ghost crabs are semiterrestrial crabs of the subfamily Ocypodinae. They are
common shore crabs in tropical and subtropical regions throughout the world, ...
Also known as the sand crab, the Atlantic ghost crab is a sand-colored
crustacean with a distinct pair of white claws. Ghost crabs are active on coastal
Ghost crabs live in burrows along the sandy beaches of the Eastern United
States. The crabs can reach relatively large sizes of over 50 mm carapace width.
, also called sand crabs
(Ocypode quadrata) live on sandy beaches and blend in well with their surroundings, which is how they got their name. They can move quickly - up to 10 mph, allowing them to travel quickly to evade predators, which include raccoons. ... More »
Ghost crabs camouflage well in their sandy homes. NPS Photo. Ghost crabs, also
called Sand crabs, are so named because of their ability to blend into the ...
Ghost crab hunting in the Outer Banks is night time fun for the whole family.
Oct 4, 2011 ... I filmed these in Corolla on the Outer Banks, September 2011. Ghost crabs DO
Descriptions and articles about the Atlantic Ghost Crab, scientifically known as
Ocypode quadrata in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Comprehensi..
What Is a Ghost Crab? It is a type of crab of genus Ocypoda that can be seen
crawling along sandy shores in many parts of the US and Brazil. As expected, it is