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NOAA Photo Library Image - fizh2019

The green crab (Carcinus maenus) reaches a maximum size of 3.5 inches in width. Each crab can eat 15 small soft-shell clams per day. The green crab is an invasive species, transported from northern Europe in the 1930's,

Image ID: fizh2019, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Photo Date: 1953 Circa
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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