Kelp crab

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(Zool.) a California spider crab (Epialtus productus), found among seaweeds, which it resembles in color.

See also: Kelp

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Kelp crab (Pugettia quadridens) zoeae show significant morphological variability both within and between broods (Tamura et al., 2017).
The brilliantly colored kelp crab in the photo at left is just one of hundreds of different animals that live there.
In the gallery portion of this exhibit, visitors experience an array of regional animal species -- many of whom are too small in scale to be seen in larger exhibits -- including: anemones, urchins, sea stars, cold-water corals, kelp crabs, and more.