NATIONAL INVASIVE SPECIES AWARENESS

Hey Washington, Feeling Crabby?

Fighting against European green crab in the Pacific Northwest is sure to have you feeling claw-some!

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Photo: Invasive European green crabs are extra crabby and can wreak havoc on environments and economies, Credit: Pat DeHaan/USFWS
A photo of a green crab with its identifying features labeled
A photo of a green crab with its identifying features labeled
In a pinch, you can spot an invasive European green crab by looking at things like these “teeth” and other identifying markers. Photo credit: Jeff Adams

USFWS Pacific NW Region

Conservation in the Columbia Pacific Northwest

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