Walking legs of average sized king crabs taken commercially span three feet.
Crabs measuring six feet in leg span have been taken.
Image ID: fizh2106, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Photographer: Amos Burg
Credit: Alaska Department of Fish and Game; NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection
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