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Title: Helmet Crab in Puget Sound
A Helment Crab (Telmessus_cheiragonus) captured in a beach seine during a 2012 Bainbridge Island larval forage fish survey. This survey focused on the abundance, habitat use, and food habits of larval forage fish (surf smelt and sand lance) and was conducted by scientists from the Columbia River Research Laboratory -Western Fisheries Research Center.
Location: WA, USA
Date Taken: June 2012
Photographer: David Ayers
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