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Malformed “purple” swimming crab mass generated in the west coast of Japan

↑ Normal swimming crab (Olive color)   ↑ Mass generated purple swimming crab     Unusually colored swimming crabs are mass generated in the west coast of Japan. It’s the

Sea contamination

Ag-110m detected from 8 of 8 crab samples from 20km radius area of Fukushima nuclear plant port

↑ Ovalipes punctatus [Wikipedia] (This is not the issued sample)   According to Tepco, radioactive silver Ag-110m (half-life 250days) was detected from 8 of 8 crab samples. The crab is

Malformation

[Albino] White snow crab was found in Fukui

On 11/22/2012, white snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) was found in Echizen machi Fukui prefecture. It’s entirely white, 80cm wide and 1kg weight. The fisher who caught this crab comments, he

Malformation

[Albino] Blue snow crab found in Tottori

  Blue snow crab  (Chionoecetes opilio) was found in Tottori. Normal snow crab is dark red. The body is 11cm wide, it’s 60cm wide including the legs. 550g weight. The

Malformation

More albino creature..Large and white “red” king crab found in Hokkaido

  On 10/10/2012, white “red” king crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus) was found in Wakkanai city Hokkaido. Except for the top of claws and a part of the shell, it’s completely white.

Export from Japan Food contamination Sea contamination

Fukushima shipped hair crab and todarodes for the first time after 311

In the morning of 9/11/2012, Fukushima fishery cooperatives shipped hair crab and todarodes for the first time after 311. They are from the test fishing. (cf. Fukushima will test-fish 7