Native SpeciesJonah crab

Cancer borealis
NOT FOUND by Yellow Team 2
2017-09-22
Pembroke
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by Mrs. Griffith
Peer reviewed by Yellow Team Members
Field Notes
We are happy because we get to go find crabs! Questions and problems we ran into were that we had to dig through lots of seaweed/rock to find crabs. We can hear and smell the ocean, the waves, the salty air, see seaweed, smell mud, and hear the scurrying of crabs. We are surprised of what we found and didn't find because we found an awful lot of green crabs and few native crabs.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
We found no crabs with eight to ten spines.
Photo of my evidence.
The crabs we found have sharp spines as opposed to the jonah crabs oval spines.
Photo of my evidence.
The crabs we found had shells smaller than sixteen cm.
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 44.881829 °
Longitude: 
W -67.131555 °
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: 
1 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
Water temperature: 
pH: 
Dissolved oxygen: 
Salinity: 
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