Atlantic Sand Crab (Emerita talpoida) Emerita talpoida, known generally as the Atlantic mole crab or Atlantic sand crab, is a species of mole crab in the family Hippidae. It is found in Western Atlantic Ocean. Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/54633906 Related By Wade Hi. I’m Wade Murray, and like everyone with a personal website, mine is horribly, terribly out of date. On the Internet my handle is normally wademurray, but you can still find blime in some of the older dustier places. View all of Wade's posts.