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Atlantic Rock Crab

Cancer irroratus

Description:

Large reddish crab

Habitat:

Found under a rock at the beach during low tide.

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Atlantic rock crab
Cancer irroratus Cancer irroratus


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2 Comments

mbryant
mbryant 4 years ago

Can't recall the name but in San Carlos, Mexico they are a big food source for the natives.

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 4 years ago

Yes, Cancer irroratus

Machi
Spotted by
Machi

Maine, USA

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

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