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Some type of king crab.

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Apparently uBio thinks horseshoe crabs sometimes go by the name of "king crab." Oh common names. I'm guessing this is something in http://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/123805-Paralithodes ?

Posted by kueda over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Hard to tell from photo, but is probably Paralithodes camtschaticus, the red king crab. Many members of this crab family in AK though.

Posted by invertboy over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Lithodidae - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
invertboy's ID: Family Lithodidae, a member of Crabs, Lobsters, and Allies (Suborder Pleocyemata)
Posted by invertboy over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Anomura - Photo (c) Mark Rosenstein, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
circatari's ID: Infraorder Anomura, a member of Crabs, Lobsters, and Allies (Suborder Pleocyemata)
Posted by circatari over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Anomura - Photo (c) Mark Rosenstein, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
circatari's ID: Infraorder Anomura, a member of Crabs, Lobsters, and Allies (Suborder Pleocyemata)
Anomura - Photo (c) Mark Rosenstein, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Infraorder Anomura, a member of Crabs, Lobsters, and Allies (Suborder Pleocyemata)
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Lithodidae - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
invertboy's ID: Family Lithodidae, a member of Crabs, Lobsters, and Allies (Suborder Pleocyemata)

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