All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Dungeness Crab</strong>
<em>Cancer magister</em>
Orcas Island, WA
June 20, 2009

I found this crab on the beach at low tide, for some reason it had not survived the night. There were lots of these crabs on ice at the Public Market in Seatt...
Dungeness Crab
Cancer magister
Orcas Island, WA
June 20, 2009

I found this crab on the beach at low tide, for some reason it had not survived the night. There were lots of these crabs on ice at the Public Market in Seattle. Crabs are scavengers that eat dead fish and other marine organisms.
This crab has barnacles on its carapace.

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