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Helmet Crab in Puget Sound
 Helmet Crab in Puget Sound
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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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Photographer Organization: USGS

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Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound (CHIPS)

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Type: JPEG image - 1.64 MB
Dimensions: 1920 x 1080
Resolution: 72 dpi

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