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NOAA Photo Library Image - line0842

A mature female blue crab (Callinectes sapidus), known colloquially as a "sook." Note the apron, shaped like the Capitol building, and the red-tipped claws.

Image ID: line0842, NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Location: Maryland, Chesapeake Bay
Photo Date: 1999 April 22
Photographer: Mary Hollinger, NODC biologist, NOAA


Category: Coastline/Chesapeake Bay Maryland/

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