Learn more about gulf fiddler crabs in our “Get to Know the Gulf” feature in the December 2021 issue of South Mississippi Living:

Fun Facts about Gulf Fiddler Crabs:

• Fiddler crabs live in coastal salt marshes; they are found in the soft sand or mud along the edges of marsh creeks.
• They eat algae and decaying marsh plants and use their small claw for feeding. Since males only have one small claw, they have to work twice as hard as the females to eat!

Read the full article and learn more facts here: Get to Know the Gulf: Gulf Fiddler Crab