Fiddler Crabs

Videos

Most of these videos predate digital video (let alone HD) and were recorded on Hi8 tape. Hopefully they will eventually be replaced by higher quality video. These are grouped by activity. Videos for specific species can be found on the individual species' page.

Total video count is 84

Feeding

Male Uca batuenta feeding
17 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca batuenta feeding
29 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca batuenta feeding
10 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Closeup of male Uca beebei feeding
36 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male and female Uca deichmanni feeding
35 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca deichmanni feeding
32 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Closeup of male Uca ecuadoriensis feeding
23 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Closeup of male Uca ecuadoriensis feeding
24 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca festae feeding
37 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male and female Uca inaequalis feeding
50 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Female Uca stylifera feeding (with Uca beebei in fore- and background)
19 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca tenuipedis feeding
22 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca tenuipedis feeding
27 sec., 352 x 240, MP4

Male Waving and Other Displays

Male Uca batuenta waving (surrounded by miscellaneous other species)
26 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca batuenta waving
12 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca beebei waving
22 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca deichmanni in front of stick, male Uca beebei behind stick, both waving
46 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca deichmanni waving
25 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca deichmanni feeding and waving
39 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca deichmanni waving
55 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Small male Uca ecuadoriensis waving
27 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Long shot of male Uca ecuadoriensis waving
35 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Many male Uca festae waving
4:09 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca festae waving
57 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca herradurensis waving, partly blocked by grass
1:19 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca heteropleura waving
7 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca heteropleura waving
1:03 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca inaequalis waving
25 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca inaequalis waving
19 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca inaequalis waving
37 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca intermedia waving
24 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Multiple male Uca intermedia waving
25 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Multiple male Uca intermedia waving
27 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca intermedia waving
1:54 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca oerstedi waving
3:57 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca oerstedi waving (surrounded by miscellaneous species)
48 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca ornata waving (Uca beebei in background)
42 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca ornata waving (Uca beebei in background)
1:23 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca ornata waving (Uca beebei in background)
1:04 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca ornata waving, despite missing his major cheliped
52 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca ornata waving (Uca beebei in background)
6:15 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Multiple male Uca panamensis waving
27 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Multiple male Uca panamensis waving, female (hidden on right) feeding
59 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca panamensis waving
50 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Multiple male Uca panamensis waving
1:38 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca princeps waving
1:26 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca princeps waving (Uca beebei in background)
3:13 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca saltitanta waving and drumming
1:37 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca saltitanta waving
35 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca saltitanta waving
1:47 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca saltitanta waving and drumming (toward end of clip)
32 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca stenodactylus waving
37 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca stenodactylus waving
37 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca stylifera waving
29 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca stylifera waving
40 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca tenuipedis waving (with Uca inaequalis)
31 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca tenuipedis waving (with Uca inaequalis)
44 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca tenuipedis waving (with Uca batuenta)
54 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca terpsichores waving
21 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca terpsichores waving
34 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca terpsichores waving
33 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca terpsichores waving
40 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca terpsichores waving by hood
24 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca terpsichores waving
1:26 min., 352 x 240, MP4

Female Display

Female Uca stenodactylus rejection display
50 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Female Uca stenodactylus rejection display, with attempted male herding
1:18 min., 352 x 240, MP4

Fighting

Interspecific agression between male Uca batuenta (on right) and male Uca saltitanta (on left)
23 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca beebei waving and fighting (Uca stylifera in foreground at start of clip)
55 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca beebei waving and fighting
57 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca beebei waving with small fight
35 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca deichmanni fighting, with two flips/throws
14 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca stylifera fighting
40 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca stylifera waving and fighting
2:27 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca terpsichores displaying, with quick grab and throw (~36 sec. into clip)
58 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca terpschires fighting
1:05 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca terpschires fighting
18 sec., 352 x 240, MP4

Mating

Surface mating in Uca inqualis
3:51 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Surface mating in Uca stylifera
1:42 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Surface mating in Uca stylifera
2:03 min., 352 x 240, MP4

Miscellaneous

Male Uca argillicola feeding outside of burrow
37 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca argillicola retreating into burrow
14 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca argillicola feeding outside of burrow
25 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca beebei evicts female from burrow, then digs a bit to make it larger
59 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Gravid female Uca deichmanni digging and moving mudballs
34 sec., 352 x 240, MP4