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Macroregonia macrochira  (Deep Sea Giant Spider Crab)

Photo of Macroregonia macrochira by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #8024)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Gulf of Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Below 800 meters
Photo Date September 23, 2009 Upload Date September 26, 2009
Elevation (m)
UTM Zone # Latitude
UTM Easting Longitude
UTM Northing Photo ID # 8024
Notes Photoshopped to attach legs which were all disarticulated. The claws were missing from specimen. Claws (pereiopod 1) were missing from original specimen. Claws from different species but nearly identical.

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