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Photo: California Department of Fish and Wildlife
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Updated 08/07/2016
Presented by Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Participation fee $0
Expenses $0
Spend the time outdoors
Location Mid-Atlantic Region
Appropriate for kids yes
Teaching materials no

Required Gear:

None needed, however, these crabs are often found in crab-pots and along stream banks.

Mitten CrabWATCH

Track the spread of introduced Chinese Mitten Crabs
Report any mitten crab sightings

The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, working with many partner organizations, has established Mitten Crab Watch as a public reporting and information network to track the distribution, abundance, and status of this invasive species for the US Atlantic and Gulf coasts.

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