Molting Dungeness crabs


Crab molt

The crabs are molting, the crabs are molting! Last week at Prison Rocks, divers noticed a plethora of Dungeness crab (Metacarcinus magister) carapaces. Pictured above is one that Chris brought back to the College and below is a photo that Malou took underwater of a live crab.Crab underwater

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One Response to “Molting Dungeness crabs”

  1. Barbara Holman Says:

    Hi. I’m a Year 4 student and loved marine science with Gary fletcher and marks macavity. Was gear to see race rocks again at this summer’s 40th reunion!

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