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Fiddler Crabs - What's with the fiddle?; 1/22/16

Sanibel Sea School - Captiva

Friday, January 22, 2016
Captiva 5400 Plantation Road CaptivaFL  33924
Friday, January 22, 2016
Captiva 5400 Plantation Road CaptivaFL  33924

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What's Included

Male fiddler crabs are adorned with one extremely large claw. This claw is mostly used for communication and to attract a mate. Fiddler crabs live on still, calm shorelines, and are a fun part of the marine fauna of Southwest Florida. We explore their habitat and marvel at the sheer tonnage of mud they clean up for the estuary.

About This Organizer

Sanibel Sea School is a 501(c)(3) marine conservation nonprofit. Our mission is to improve the ocean's future, one person at a time. Our vision is a world where all people value, understand, and care for the ocean. 

 

Sanibel Sea School is dedicated to vibrantly teaching children and adults about marine ecosystems - animals, people, plants, land, ocean, and weather. We give students an opportunity to touch, feel, and interact with natural surroundings. 

 

The ocean delivers strong messages. Sanibel Sea School provides an experience that fosters an intimate connection with our ocean planet and a wellspring for lifelong stewardship. This is transformative education and it changes lives. 

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