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Sea Life & Aquarium Substrates

Sea life from the Northern Atlantic Ocean. 50 degree F salt water species. Gulf of Maine Inc. supplies sea life, beach plants, and aquarium substrates from Maine, collected by hand.

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Gulf of Maine Arthropoda (6 Species)

Gulf of Maine Arthropoda (6 Species)

from 90.00

Gulf of Maine Arthropoda (6 species) may include:

Sea spider (Pycnogonium spp.), toad crab (Hyas araneus), scud (Amphipoda), rock barnacle (Balanus balanoides), Acadian hermit crab (Pagurus acadianus), and green crab (Carcinus maenas).

Common name:  sea spider

Scientific name: Pycnogonium spp.

Locations:  middle-lower shore under rocks and seaweed

Seasonality:  available all year

Colors:  yellow, red, purple, brown, black, white

Size:  1/4”

Collected:  by hand

Quantity:  sold by the each

Common name:  toad crab

Scientific name:  Hyas araneus

Locations: intertidal zones up to 25 ft depth on muddy or pebbly bottoms, found in tide pools

Seasonality:  available all year

Color:  red, light brown

Size:  4”

Collected:  by hand

Quantity:  sold by the each

Common name:  scud

Scientific name:  Amphipoda

Locations:  underneath intertidal seaweed on fine substrate

Seasonality:  available year round

Colors:  black, dark green

Size:  ¼” - ½”

Collected:  by hand

Quantity:  sold by the each

Common name:  rock barnacle

Scientific name:  Balanus balanoides

Locations:  “glued” to pilings, floats, rocks, boats, sea creatures of the intertidal zone

Seasonality:  available all year

Color:  off-white

Size:  1/2” – 3/4”

Collected:  by hand

Quantity:  sold by the each

Common name:  Acadian hermit crab

Scientific name:  Pagurus acadianus

Locations: intertidal zones on muddy or pebbly bottoms, found in tide pools

Seasonality:  available all year

Color:  red

Size:  1” - 2”

Collected:  by hand

Quantity:  sold by the each

Common name:  green crab  

Scientific name:  Carcinus maenas

Locations:  in and under seaweed and rocks of the intertidal zone

Seasonality:  available all year

Colors:  brownish green

Size:  1" -  6"

Collected:  by hand, lobster traps

Quantity:  sold by the each

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