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NOAA Photo Library Image - fizh2123

The king crab of Alaskan waters is highly prized for food. These strange spiderlike crabs crawl about on the ocean floor in cold Arctic waters.

Image ID: fizh2123, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Alaska
Photo Date: 1955 circa
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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