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NOAA Photo Library Image - line0961

Photo #3 of 8. Having reached the "buster" molt stage, a Maryland blue crab , Callinectes sapidus, sheds its shell. The genus and species mean tasty beautiful swimmer.

Image ID: line0961, NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Location: Tangier Island, Virginia
Photo Date: 1999 October 16
Photographer: Mary Hollinger, NODC biologist, NOAA


Category: Coastline/Chesapeake Bay Virginia/

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