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Puget Sound Marine Monitoring

The best decisions are based on Sound information

For questions about the King County Puget Sound Marine Monitoring Program, please contact MarineWQ@kingcounty.gov.

True Crabs

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Photo of Metacarcinus magister
Dungeness crab
Photo of Foliate Kelp Crab - Mimulus foliatus
Foliate kelp crab
Photo of Metacarcinus gracilis
Graceful crab
Photo of Oregonia gracilis
Graceful decorator crab
Photo of Cancer jordani
Hairy rock crab
Photo of Heart Crab - Phyllolithodes papillosis
Heart crab
Photo of Telmessus cheiragonus
Helmet crab
Photo of Pugettia producta
Northern kelp crab
Photo of Puget Sound King Crab - Lopholithodes mandtii
Puget sound king crab
Photo of Oregon Cancer Crab - Cancer oregonensis
Pygmy rock crab
Photo of Cancer productus
Red rock crab
Photo of Scaled Crab - Placetron wosnessenskii
Scaled crab
Photo of Larval Yellow Shore Crab - Hemigrapsus oregonensis
Yellow shore crab

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