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Decapods in Gravy

March 30, 2012

Side note to the story Ten Feet at a Time (Decapods on Guam) from 3/27/2012.

Crab Festival

Roadside photo by D.C. Rogers.

Crabs and other decapods play an important role in Chamorro culture.


Researcher D. Christopher Rogers holding a crab species called Cardisoma carinifex, locally known as pång’lao.

Crabs in Gravy

Later, Christopher discovered this same species being served at a village restaurant.

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