Marine Animals

Cancer Magister

Cancer Magister

This is the commercial crab of the Pacific Ocean, Cancer magister (also called Metacarcinus magister), found in market places on the west coast of the U.S. Read More
Dungeness Crab

Dungeness Crab

Metacarcinus magister is a bottom dwelling species of decapod crustacean that ranges from Alaska's Aleutian Islands to Point Conception, California. Read More
Great White Shark

Great White Shark

The great white shark, also known in Latin as Carcharodon carcharias, is a large shark inhabiting many coastal waters. Male great whites reach 11-13 feet long. Read More
Northern Elephant Seal

Northern Elephant Seal

Northern Elephant Seal, Mirounga angustirostris, are found from British Columbia to Baja California. Males grow to 20 feet long and weigh up to 4 tons. Read More
Shield Limpet

Shield Limpet

This small intertidal creature, the Shield Limpet or Collisella pelta, has a 1-1.5 inch wide and moderately high pointed shell. It is whitish with dark stripes. Read More