Native SpeciesRock crab

Cancer irroratus
FOUND by GoldenMolusks
Casco Bay Maine
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Field Notes
The Cancer irroratus also know as the rock crab is Native to maine and often found in rocky intertidal areas.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
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Often found under Rocks
Species Observation: Species Looked For
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Scientific name:
Cancer irroratus
Common name:
Rock crab
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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N 43.708740 °
W -70.146290 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Coastal - Rocky intertidal
Trip Information
Little Chebuge
Trip date: 
Mon, 2014-08-11 19:43
Town or city: 
Casco Bay Maine
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Time of low tide: 
Mon, 2014-08-11 19:43


If you look closely you will see that this little guy has 5 spines near each eye and is also green in color, making this a green crab.