National Geographic : 1936 Aug
UNDERSEA GARDENS OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC COAST (S) National LGeographic society k'ainted by Else tiostelmann under direction Koy W. Miner CRABS, SCAVENGERS OF THE SEA, ABOUND IN CRACKS AND POOLS Engaged in a sparring match are GREEN CRABS (foreground) on the rocky coast of Maine. Unlike the ROCK CRAB (upper left), and the JONAH, crouching in a crevice at the right, the green variety is not edible. These two are the "hard-shells" of Boston and Newport markets. Young of the tall SEA POTATO, or "sea squirt" (left), swim about when first hatched like tadpoles. Below is a clump of IRISH MOSS, from which a table jelly is made. Pink-hearted HYDROIDS cluster in the right center.