Northern Kelp Crab
(Pugettia producta)

image of a Northern Kelp Crab

Image ID: 273-01

Comments : Almost anywhere there are pilings or kelp, we usually find these very abundant crabs. Coloration can range from brown to red, and juveniles are often olive-green.
Common name : Northern Kelp Crab
Scientific Name : Pugettia producta
Location Found : Three Tree Point
Actual Size : 2 inches across carapace
Camera Used : Sea & Sea MMII EX w/1->3T macro
Natural History :