Hermaphrodite Crab Spotted Near Deal Island

A rare catch in the Tangier Sound left many watermen puzzled. The strange crab seemed to display both male and female characteristics. It’s almost as if you drew a line down the middle, the right side of the crab female– the left, male. A group of watermen discovered the hermaphrodite crab Monday morning. Tom Wheatley was sorting through hundreds of crabs when he quickly spotted the unique crustacean, unsure of which pot to place it in. “I was combing through a box of crabs and this one crab caught my eye. It threw me off for a second,,, Video>click to read<10:57

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