Cancer magister

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small edible crab of Pacific coast of North America

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The Dungeness crab, Cancer magister Dana 1852, supports commercial and sports fisheries in the Pacific Northwest from Alaska to California.
The mating behavior of Cancer magister involves a premating embrace, during which the male holds the female for several days before the female molts.
The sperm plug is a reliable indicator of mating success in female Dungeness crabs, Cancer magister.
KEY WORDS: Carcinus maenas, Cancer magister, claw morphology, prey consumption, feeding rates, mechanical advantage, Mytilus trossulus, Ostrea lurida, green crab, Dungeness crab
The Dungeness crab, Cancer magister (Dana 1852), is of particular concern because it is the most valuable shellfish species (>$100 million/y) and because its juveniles rear in estuarine mudflats, where they overlap in habitat use with adult green crabs (Behrens Yamada 2001).
Appendage injury in Dungeness crabs, Cancer magister, in southeastern Alaska.
Seasonal movements and distribution of Dungeness crabs, Cancer magister, in a glacial southeastern Alaska estuary.
Cancer magister, in Grays Harbor, Washington and mitigation of losses by development of intertidal shell habitat.
Cancer magister, by hopper dredge in Grays Harbor, WA.
The Dungeness crab Cancer magister is widely distributed along the Pacific coast in North America from the Aleutian Islands in Alaska to southern California (Hart 1982).
Evidence for multiple recruitment-cohorts of Puget Sound Dungeness crab, Cancer magister.
oregonensis and one Cancer magister (Dana, 1852), by dredging from 70-75 m at Rock Point (48[degrees]29.
Species Nibbles & Chips Crushing Crush & Peel Cancer magister 0 10 0 Cancer oregonensis 0 9 2 Cancer productus 0 4 4 Hemigrapsus oregonensis 0 5 1 Lophopanopeus bellus 1 0 0 Total 1 28 7 Nibble & Species Nibble Nibble & Crush Peel Peel Cancer magister 0 0 0 0 Cancer oregonensis 8 1 4 5 Cancer productus 0 0 2 2 Hemigrapsus oregonensis 2 1 0 0 Lophopanopeus bellus 0 0 1 1 Total 10 2 7 8 TABLE 2.
The predation treatment was conducted in a sea table containing a live specimen of the crab Cancer magister (Dana) with a carapace width of 16.