Contact: Kimbra Cutlip
Caption: The "furry-looking" claws distinguish the Chinese mitten crab from native crabs. This Chinese mitten crab was caught in the upper Chesapeake Bay on May 18.
Credit: Gregory Ruiz, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
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