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Lophopanopeus bellus bellus   (Black Clawed Crab)

Photo of Lophopanopeus bellus bellus  by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2116)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sitka Sound, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Under rocks in sandy areas
Photo Date Upload Date October 19, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2116
Notes The carapace of the black-clawed crab is variable in color, commonly white, red, gray, or purple. They commonly are buried in sand under rocks in the mid to low intertidal zone.

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