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Crabs

Crabs

Chiefly marine, largely carnivorous crustaceans including the genera cancer, uca, and callinectes. It includes crabs as food.


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What do you do when talking to creationists?

... like to use? Two points: (1) There are some clean examples of fossil groups that should (in the YEC model) be found together - like trilobites and crabs or large mammals and dinosaurs. Why are large concentrations of mixed species mammalian bones often found together, but never mixed with dinosaur ...

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by FriarBroccoli
Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:40 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What do you do when talking to creationists?
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What is the fleshy bulge on this baby crab's claw?

What are these green-brown lumps on this crab? I found this at the opening of an estuary on Vancouver Island. There were hundreds of crabs visible on rocks just under the surface of the water. This crab was the largest I saw. I noticed what I thought at first was algae growing on its claws. ...

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by thisma
Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:14 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is the fleshy bulge on this baby crab's claw?
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Re: Mangrove Swamps

... in the burrows of the shore or attached to trunk surface of mangrove plants so that they will have a stable substratum. Eg. rock oysters, hermit crabs Adaptions of plants - Against anaerobic conditions (water-logged soil), they have aerial roots (pneumatophores) that grow out of the soil from ...

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by janet121
Fri May 04, 2012 9:33 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Mangrove Swamps
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Views: 11102

2 Basic Questions

I do not disagree with the points you made. That is why I compared us to hermit crabs: both rely heavily on "technology" and could even go extinct if we would lose the access to it. However, technology (or seashells for the hermit crab) are an integral ...

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by biohazard
Mon Oct 24, 2011 6:55 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 2 Basic Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 5615

Re:

... glasses or laser, bad back with a surgeon's knife and diabetes with an insulin pen. We do well as long as we have these tools - just as hermit crabs do well only as long as they have their "technology" with them, the abandoned seashells. But neither of us, humans or hermit crabs, ...

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by Cat
Sat Oct 22, 2011 12:06 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 2 Basic Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 5615
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