Cancer magister, commonly known as Dungeness crab, is found in the costal waters from Point Concepcion, California, to the Pribilof Islands, Alaska. The Dungeness crabs inhabit the estuaries from Morro Bay, California, to Puget Sound, Washington.
Biogeographic Regions: pacific ocean (Native )
- California Dept. of Fish and Game, 1994. "Dungeness Crab (Cancer magister)" (On-line). Central Valley Bay-Delta Monitoring. Accessed 10/27/04 at http://www.delta.dfg.ca.gov/baydelta/monitoring/cmag.asp.