Menippe mercenaria


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Synonyms for Menippe mercenaria

large edible crab of the southern coast of the United States (particularly Florida)

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Hardness and toughness of exoskeleton material in the stone crab, Menippe mercenaria, J.
Geographic variation, population biology, and hybridization in Menippe mercenaria and evolution in the genus Menippe in the southwestern North Atlantic Ocean.
No tests of the relationship between salinity and frequency-gravid or frequency-ovigerous were conducted because salinity was typically high and well within the tolerance range of Menippe mercenaria (Bert et al.
En Florida y Cuba el cangrejo moro Menippe mercenaria (Say, 1818) se encuentra sometido a fuertes presiones de pesca; sin embargo en el Caribe Mexicano se considera como un recurso subexplotado.
Two of the three species of western Atlantic Menippe inhabit the Gulf of Mexico (Bert 1986, Williams & Felder 1986): Menippe mercenaria (Say, 1819) and Menippe adina (Williams & Felder, 1986).
The effects of temperature and salinity on survival and development of early life stage Florida stone crabs, Menippe mercenaria (Say).
Herbst, 1804) Ocypodoidea Menippe mercenaria Menippidae 20-40 ([dagger]) (Say, 1818) Xanthoidea Eurytium limosum Panopeidae 20-32 ([dagger]) (Say, 1818) Xanthoidea Panopeus herbstii Panopeidae 20-31 (H.
KEY WORDS: stone crab, Menippe mercenaria, fisheries management, benthic ecology, reproduction
Florida stone crab Menippe mercenaria was also relatively abundant in the zooplankton catch, and juveniles are commonly found on Southwest Florida oyster reefs.
Gravid female decapod crustaceans Menippe mercenaria (Say, 1818), P.
The final host of this parasite is the edible stone crab, Menippe mercenaria, in the northern limits of its distribution in the Carolinas (Sprague & Orr 1955).
The xanthid crabs Menippe mercenaria (Menzel & Hopkins 1956) and Panopeus herbstii (Bisker & Castagna 1987, Meyer 1994) feed extensively on oysters, and reef-resident fishes such as naked goby (Gobiosoma bosc), skilletfish (Gobiesox strumosus) and striped blenny (Chasmodes bosquianus) feed on commensal invertebrates (Breitburg 1999).