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Pugettia richii   (Cryptic Kelp Crab)

Photo of Pugettia richii  by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2115)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Neah Bay, Washington Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Rocky areas, lower intertidal
Photo Date Upload Date October 19, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2115
Notes Similar to Pugettia gracilis, P. richi lacks the distinct ridge on the merus (first long article from body, analogous to 'upper arm'), may have row of small spines or tubercles.

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