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Asian Shore Crab

Hemigrapsus sanguineus

Description:

One of many crabs I found crawling around the rocks. I found a couple colorful ones such as this one

Habitat:

Rocky seashore at low tide

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2 Comments

Green Nature
Green Nature 5 years ago

It sure does look like a shore crab, they mostly have square bodies. Maine is known for the green shore crab. OTOH, there's also an Asian shore crab that is now considered an invasive species, so you might want to check that out also.

http://greennature.com/article16.html

Machi
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Machi

Maine, USA

Spotted on Apr 21, 2016
Submitted on May 17, 2016

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