Rock crab on tunicate colony.jpg ... Cancer irroratus (common name the Atlantic
rock crab or peekytoe crab) is a crab in the ... "Peekytoe Crab Information".
The rock crab varies in color from red-orange to yellowish-green. ... Habitat:
Rocky marine environments, jetties and tide pools, under and around rocks.
The rock crab's size varies considerably between males and females. ... nine
broad and smooth or rough jagged teeth, depending on its diet (Gosner,1978).
Cancer productus Randall, 1839. Common name(s): Red rock crab, Red crab,
Red cancer crab ... Habitat: Rocky and soft bottoms. Most common around rocks.
These are Maine rock
or sand crabs
which were pretty much a throwaway by-product of lobster fishing before a brilliant marketing move changed their name to "peekytoes" around 1997. There are a couple of theories on how it became known as "peekytoe crab
." Other than be... More »
In southern California, where only an occasional Dungeness crab is caught,
considerable quantities of several crabs collectively referred to as "rock crabs"
Habitat: rock, gravel or kelp beds in bays or estuaries, or rocky areas where rocky
headlands or outcrops provide some wave protection; lack gill straining ...
The Red Rock crab (Grapsus grapsus) also known as the Sally Lightfoot crab is
one of the most common crabs along the north-east Pacific coastal waters.
Habitat. Red rock crabs are native to the Pacific Ocean. They range from Alaska
to southern California. They live in rock, gravel or kelp beds in bays, estuaries ...
fishes and invertebrates (Pacific Southwest)--brown rock crab, red rock crab, and
yellow crab. U.S. Fish Wildl ..... habitat of the red rock crab extends from the low.