Maryland Blue Crab

This female Maryland blue crab was released as it has a sponge underside which has unhatched eggs. They also refer to this crab as a sponge crab. This photo is used in an educational video at vimeo.com/3634192 at 2:08

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  • *Vix* 7y

    Whoaaa I have never seen a blue crab and she's beautiful.
    Aww how cute she's going to be a mommy!
  • David Saddler 7y

    And not only are they beautiful, but when they are full grown, they are quite a delicacy.
  • Teresa Klostermann 7y

    Blue crab is freekin awesome!!!!
  • David Saddler 6y

    Thank you for stopping by Teresa K.! It was around noon, on an incredibly bright day, and it really brought out the colors on this shot.
  • Teresa Klostermann 6y

    I meant it tastes awesome! ; ]
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Taken on May 25, 2008
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