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Shellfish Assessment Program - Culturing Research


Blue King Crab Embryo Photos

Photo of Blue King Crab 4-cell stage embryo
Blue king crab embryo at 4-cell stage on day four
Photo of blue king crab 64-cell stage embryo
Embryo at 64-cell stage
Photo of blue king crab 256-cell stage embryo
Embryo at 256-cell stage
Photo of blue king crab embryo separated from yolk
Blue king crab embryo now separated from the yolk on day 157
Photo of blue king crab eyed eggs
Blue king crab eyed embryo; the large black patch is the eye; yellow region is yolk; red splotches are chromatophores (color cells).
Photo of blue king crab zoea on first day of hatch
First blue king crab zoea larvae on day of hatch

Photos by Dr. Bradley Stevens.


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