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Family Hippidae

HAWAII

Hippa pacifica

Waimanalo Beach, Oahu

 

PACIFIC MOLE CRAB

Common in sand along water's edge of wave-washed beaches.  Feeds upon carrion &  Portuguese Man-o-war.  Attains length of 1.5 inch.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.