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Pygmy Rock Crab




































Pygmy Rock Crab

Photo 1: Pygmy Rock Crab. (Photo taken at Willow Point Reef).


Pygmy Rock Crab: Cancer oregonensis

This crab has the overall feel of a small Red Rock Crab, with its thick red carapace and black-tipped claws. However, the carapace is more rounded and the legs are hairy as can be seen in the photo above.








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