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Atlantic Rock Crab

Cancer irroratus


Large reddish crab


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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mbryant 7 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. 7 years ago

Yes, Cancer irroratus

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Maine, USA

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

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