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Bad day for Dungeness Crabs! Millions of newly hatched crabs washed up along shore line & high tide line - as far as the eye could see! Pictures do not do the numbers justice. Also, took picture of "rainbow" effect on water in low sand areas.

Conditions

Temperature: 65 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: -1.0 feet.

Human Activities

None observed on my mile.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 1.

Notable Wildlife

Several crows feasting on crab.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Unusual concentration. Dungeness crabs = millions of newly hatched Dungeness crabs washed up along shore line and high water line. As far as the eye could see to north & south.

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt).

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Bad day for Dungeness Crabs!

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