Native SpeciesJonah crab

Cancer borealis
NOT FOUND by Green Team 1
2017-09-22
Pembroke
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by Mrs. Griffith
Peer reviewed by Green Team 1 Members
Field Notes
We are happy because we got to explore and enjoy Maine's rocky coastline. We saw bright blue oceans, sunny skies, slimy seaweed, and salty mud. We were surprised to have found so many small and large crabs in our small area.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
We did not find a crab with a wide oval purplish brown shell.
Photo of my evidence.
We did not find a crab with thick legs or claws.
Photo of my evidence.
There were were no crabs with eight to ten sharp spines.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I did not find it
Scientific name:
Cancer borealis
Common name:
Jonah crab
Sampling method: 
Quadrat (randomized- placement)
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 44.882020 °
Longitude: 
W -67.131448 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Coastal - Rocky intertidal
Trip Information
Name:
Reversing Falls
Trip date: 
Fri, 2017-09-22 09:00
Town or city: 
Pembroke
Type of investigation: 
Species and Habitat Survey
Ecosystem: 
Coastal
Watershed: 
Eastern Coastal
Time of low tide: 
Fri, 2017-09-22 08:00
Habitat Observations
Species diversity: 
5 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
Boats
Other
Water temperature: 
pH: 
Dissolved oxygen: 
Salinity: 

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Great work Green Team 1!