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Romaleon branneri  (Furrowed Rock Crab)

Photo of Romaleon branneri by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2111)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Middle Island, Sitka Sound Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Under rocks, lowest intertidal
Photo Date Upload Date October 19, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2111
Notes The furrowed rock crab is not commonly encountered. The dense covering of hair on the carapace help distinguish this species. Juveniles of C. antennarius may be hairy, but the sharp ridge of spines on the claws of C. branneri is lacking in that species.


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