Daily Archives: August 5, 2008

MARSH MADNESS: Fiddler crabs


  If you’re in a boat by the Hackensack River’s marshes at low tide, keep your eye out along the banks for a tiny critter callImg_0925_2ed a fiddler crab.
   One claw is oversized, to the point it almos
t looks like the crab is wielding a fiddle — hence the name.
   Very strange. Very cool.
   The fiddler crabs pictured here photographed at the Saw Mill Creek Wildlife Management Area.

   More on fiddler crabs here.