Burien, WA

King County

Collected crabs

Observation Type: Opportunistic observation

Molts/crabs found: Yes

European green crabs found: No

Number of European green crab molts found: 0

Also submitting Dungeness crab molt data: Yes

Number of Dungeness crab molts found: 1

Sex of Dungeness crab #1: Male

08/28/2023 | 9:56 am

Tidal Overview

7 hours 13 minutes before high tide

Data from Duwamish Waterway, Eighth Ave. South (4.5 miles away)

High Tide (Predicted): 5:09 pm, 10.8'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 5.8 MPH

Wind Direction: SSW (210°)

Temperature: 65℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0"

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  • Lisa Watkins, Washington Sea Grant
    August 29, 2023 8:32 pm

    That’s exactly right! You found a native hairy helmet crab, much longer front-to-back than the gem-/pentagonal-shaped green crabs are. Hairy helmets are widest at their 5th (of 6) marginal tooth, while green crabs are widest at their 5th (of 5) tooth. Thanks for keeping an eye out, Gabriela!

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