Marine Life
 
You never know what you may see in our local waters.  Check out some of the marine life.
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Huge thank you to Bob Semple, Andrew MacDonald, John Tapper and other local photographers - more pictures coming soon

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Atlantic Rock Crab

(Cancer irroratus) also called Peekytoe occurs along the coast from Larbador to South Carolina. It is found on both rocky and sandy bottoms from the tidal zone down to 2600 feet (790m). They are famous for being a pest for stealing bait from lobster traps but eat a variety of algae, polycheates, mussels, gastropods, crustaceans, etc.