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ImageJuvenile Dungeness crab Metacarcinus magister, formerly in the genus Cancer. A large recruitment event occurred in the summer of 2013, with thousands of small Dungeness crabs invading Monterey Harbor.


Dungeness crab (Metacarcinus magister)

Location (General):

Monterey Harbor

Site (Specific):

Wharf 1

Date taken:

June, 25 2013

Photo credit:

Steve Lonhart / NOAA MBNMS

View the Natural history for:
Metacarcinus magister
in SIMoN's Species Database.

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      Latitude: 36.60489161738168    Longitude: -121.8928599357605

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