blue crab

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Synonyms for blue crab

bluish edible crab of Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of North America

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Molting in the mature female blue crab, Callinectes Sapidus Rathbun.
Observations of distribution, size, and sex ratio of mature blue crabs Callinectes sapidus Rathbun 1896, from a Chesapeake Bay tributary in relation to oyster habitat and environmental factors.
The effects of prey size, predator size, and sediment composition on the rate of predation of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, on the hard clam, Mercenaria mercenaria (Linne).
The blue crab, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun (1896), is a commercially important brachyuran crab species throughout the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States, with 2007 landings totaling over 62,000 metric tons (NMFS 2007).
The blue crab, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896 (Decapoda, Portunidae) in the Rio de la Plata, Argentina.
Effects of hypercapnic hypoxia on the clearance of Vibrio campbellii in the Atlantic blue crab, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun.
Functional responses of blue crab Callinectes sapidus Rathbun feeding on juvenile oysters Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin): effects of predator sex and size, and prey size.
ABSTRACT Ovigerous blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, undergo ebb-tide transport (ETT) during the spawning migration from estuaries to coastal areas where they release larvae.