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Crab discovered by Mardon (#4116)

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Sighting Info

Observed: August 14, 2014 @ 5:45 PM
Posted on: August 15, 2014 @ 12:11 PM (diff: 1 days)
Comments:
Submerged in a tide pool within the intertidal zone at Flatrock beach. It didn't seem to be moving so I'm not sure if it was alive or dead. I thought it might be dead because of the bright red colour. Are these things that colour when alive?

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By sam on 8/30/2014 11:53:29 AM

that looks like a Red Rock to me. Sam

By sam on 8/30/2014 11:57:31 AM

It's a rock crab, for sure. I can't tell if it is dead or not, either. probably a Red rock Crab. Sam

By Elijah on 10/17/2017 1:36:12 PM

The colour is natural, whether they're dead or alive. 

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