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Pelagic Red Crab in Monterey
Pelagic Red Crab in Monterey by Morgan Ashton
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Posted: Sunday, August 14, 2016- (8/14/2016 8:47:00 PM)
Category: Temperate Waters
location: Pacific United States
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message Well, don't take me wrong but squat lobsters do not swim and are not pelagic (in their larval stages they are but this one is an adult)... You've thrown it up in the water column and took pictures of it... I wouldn't shortlist a photo with such an obvious animal manipulation... frown frown frown
 
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message I don't know what to tell you buddy. Look up pelagic red crabs on Google or tuna crabs and then tell me they don't swim. Little bit of research might have saved us both some trouble.
 
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Answer I don't know what to tell you buddy. Look up pelagic red crabs on Google or tuna crabs and then tell me they don't swim. Little bit of research might have saved us both some trouble.
 
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