fiddler crab

As ocean warms, fiddler crab extends range into New Hampshire, Maine 

BY: - November 17, 2023

David Johnson had been working in the salt marshes of Plum Island, just south of New Hampshire’s border, for about a decade when he spotted an unusual small crustacean descend quickly into a burrow in the muddy banks. It was a thumb-sized Atlantic mud fiddler crab with one distinctively large claw. The sighting, he thought, […]