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NOAA Photo Library Image - fizh2004

Male (lower) and female (upper) Alaska king crab (Paralithodes camtechatica). Male crabs are considerably larger than females. The spiny exoskeleton provides protection from enemies.

Image ID: fizh2004, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Photographer: Steve McCutcheon
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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