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Fabia subquadrata   (Grooved Mussel Crab)

Photo of Fabia subquadrata  by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2227)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Three-entrance Bay, Sitka Sound Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat In California Mussels
Photo Date Upload Date October 25, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2227
Notes This crab is found inside the mantle cavity of the huge mussel, Mytilus californicus. Almost every big mussel will have a crab inside. Photo taken with Pentax Optio W10 underwater camera.

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