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Purple Shore Crab

Hemigrapsus nudus

Description:

Hemigrapsus nudus is a small crab measuring around an inch across the carapace. Dark purple with cream markings.

Habitat:

Spotted at a rocky beach at Kopachuck State Park. It can be found sheltering under rocks in inter-tidal areas along the west coast of North America, from Alaska to Baja California.

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2 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 3 years ago

Thanks Mauna.

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 3 years ago

What a cute crab!

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Washington, USA

Spotted on Mar 23, 2019
Submitted on Mar 24, 2019

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