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Glebocarcinus oregonensis  (Pygmy Rock Crab)

Photo of Glebocarcinus oregonensis by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2179)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Halibut Point, Sitka Sound, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat In crevices, empty clamshells, dead barnacles, low intertidal
Photo Date Upload Date October 23, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2179
Notes The smallest of the rock crabs (genus Cancer), the dwarf rock crab is recognizable by its rounded carapace almost as long as wide (and sometimes as long as wide).


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