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Furry-Clawed Asian Crabs Found in Delaware and Chesapeake Bays

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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