Crabs can be found in abundance along the shorelines from Oregon to BC, burrowed under sand, soil and rocks. Keep this portable field guide handy on trips to the seashore to identify over forty species of crabs and hermit crabs in all shapes and sizes. Discover the differences between the Butterfly Crab and the Puget Sound King Crab and learn how to distinguish between male and female crabs. With full-colour photographs featuring both dorsal and ventral views, and accompanied by descriptive text for easy identification, A Field Guide to Crabs of the Pacific Northwest is an ideal companion for curious beachgoers of all ages.
About the author
Greg Jensen is a marine biologist with over twenty years of experience researching and photographing marine wildlife. His previous publications include Beneath Pacific Tides: Subtidal Invertebrates of the West Coast (MolaMarine, 2018). He currently lives in Seattle, WA.