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King Crab vs. regular crabs


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Posted by WalterM on August 06, 2008 at 21:52:38:

In Reply to: Lopholithodes mandtii (Puget Sound King Crab) from Saunders Reef posted by Chris on August 06, 2008 at 12:36:58:

Chris,

MsLinda would like to know how many total appendages this critter has. Apparently, a true crab has 10, being a decopod. Kings have only 8. We've seen only 8, unless it's sitting on the last two. Cool shot.

WM



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