Seattle, WA

King County

Collected crabs

Observation Type: Timed survey

Molts/crabs found: Yes I found molts or crab

European green crabs found: No

Number of European green crab molts found: 0

Also submitting Dungeness crab molt data: No

Number of Dungeness crab molts found: 0

06/04/2023 | 11:52 am

Tidal Overview

7 hours 29 minutes before high tide

Data from SEATTLE (Madison St.), Elliott Bay (8.1 miles away)

Water Level (at time of report): 11:52 am, -3.1'

High Tide (Predicted): 7:21 pm, 11.8'

High Tide (Observed): 7:12 pm, 11.6'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 11.4 MPH

Wind Direction: N (350°)

Temperature: 61℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0"

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  • Staci McMahon
    June 6, 2023 7:49 pm

    Hi Emma, thanks for your report! It’s definitely tougher without the carapace but neither of them look like green crabs to me, not sure about the one on the left but the one on the right is a purple shore crab—the spots on the claws are a good sign of a purple shore crab!
    – Staci McMahon, Washington Sea Grant

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