- The female Dungeness crab can lay around 2.5 million eggs. The larger the female, the greater the amount of eggs.
- Dungeness crabs will cannibalize each other.
- Dungeness crab pots are often baited with herring, squid, or clams.
- Female Dungeness crab in Alaska produce eggs every other year.
- Dungeness crabs prey on multiple species, including small clams, fish, shrimp, and worms.
- Dungeness crab are distributed from the Aleutian Islands to Magdalena Bay, Mexico.
- Seventeen police K9s died in the line of duty in 2013.
- 2012 saw just eight deaths as the result of extreme cold. Seven of those victims were men.
- 105 public safety officers died in the line of duty in 2013.
- Frostbite can occur when skin is exposed to very cold temperatures. Hands, feet, ears and nose are areas that are most likely to become frostbitten.
- Temperatures in Fairbanks can fall to -50° F.
- Hypothermia is caused by dangerously low body temperatures. The normal temperature for a human is about 98.6° F; hypothermia occurs as a human’s body temperature drops below 95° F.
July 29, 2014
In the Line of Duty Facts