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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish1714

King crabs (Paralithodes camtschaticus) are an aggressive invasive species in the Barents Sea. They decimate the local biota as they migrate through an area. Shown here in Dalnezelenetsky Bay at Lat. 69 7.3 N, Long. 36 4.2E. Water temp 6 C; air temp 15 C; depth 17 meters.

Image ID: fish1714, NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Location: Russia, Barents Sea
Photo Date: 2002 September 26
Photographer: Yury A. Zuyev, Hydrometeo. Univ., St. Petersburg

Category: Fisheries/Ecological Studies/

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