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NOAA Photo Library Image - nerr0796

Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. The Dungeness Crab, Cancer Magister has a reddish-brown to purplish-brown carapace with white to ivory depressions and joints. It is most often found on sandy or muddy bottoms in subtidal regions and in eelgrass beds ranging from the Pribilof Islands, Alaska, to Santa Barbara, California.

Image ID: nerr0796, NOAA's Estuarine Research Reserve Collection
Location: North Puget Sound, Anacortes, Washington

Category: Estuaries/Fauna/Marine/

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