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Collected Crabs of Chiniak Bay

Photo of a dungeness crab. Click image for more information Photo of a Tanner crab. Click image for more information Photo of a draceful decorator crab. Click image for more information

Dungeness Crab
Cancer magister

Tanner Crab
Chionoecetes bairdi

Graceful Decorator Crab
Oregonia gracilis




Photo of a graceful kelp crab. Click image for more information. Photo of a pacific lyre crab. Click image for more information. Photo of a helmet crab. Click image for more information.

Graceful Kelp Crab
Pugettia gracilis

Pacific Lyre Crab
Hyas lyratus

Helmet Crab
Telmessus cheiragonus




Photo of a brown box crab. Click for more information. Photo of a heart crab. Click for more information. Photo of a hairy crab. Click for more information.

Brown Box Crab
Lopholithodes foraminatus

Heart Crab
Phyllolithodes papillosus

Hairy Crab
Hapalogaster mertensii




Photo of a grasping pair of red king crab. Click for more information. Photo of an Alaskan hermit crab. Click for more information. Photo of a Pacific red hermit crab. Click for more information.

Red King Crab
Paralithodes camtschaticus

Alaskan Hermit Crab
Pagurus ochotensis

Pacific Red Hermit
Elassochirus gilli




Photographs by Jan Haaga


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