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Synonyms for blue crab

bluish edible crab of Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of North America

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As for the more robust blue crabs, begin preparing the crab by removing the hard shell from the crab, then remove all of the claws.
Blue crabs have a significant ecological role, influencing the estuarine carbon cycle and serving as a potential keystone species in marsh environments (Baird & Ulanowicz 1989, Silliman & Bertness 2002).
Evaluating the efficiency and necessity of requiring bycatch reduction devices on pots in the peeler crab fishery: qualifying and characterizing spatial and temporal overlap of activities between diamondback terrapins (Malaclemys terrapin) and the commercial fishery for peeler blue crabs (Callinectes sapidus), 13 p.
The timing and route of movement and migration of post-copulatory female blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, from the upper Chesapeake Bay.
The latest global-warming apocalypse about to befall us is (drum roll): giant blue crabs.
Larger size provides an advantage in blue crabs when it comes to mating success.
The money will go to the University of Maryland to study how dispersants and dispersed oil affects blue crabs, a Virginia consulting group that will look at the role of social media in communicating the risk of oil spills and a South Carolina company that will create a database on the effects of dispersed oil on marine life.
Blue crabs and banking regulation might appear completely unrelated.
The decorative stoneware, which features blue crabs and grapevine patterns, has been produced and hand-painted in Thailand since 1993.
In the case of crab pot-induced mortality, juvenile and adult terrapins represent by-catch that are attracted to bait, captured blue crabs (Callinectes sapidus), or other by-catch.
californica is threatened by blue crabs and spiny lobsters looking for a meal, releasing this purple-hued chemical soup is its beat chance for survival.
califomica's ink and exposed blue crabs to its ingredients.
The null hypothesis that blue crabs which enter typical commercial-style baited traps are random draws from populations with equal sex ratios and physical characteristics was evaluated.
The Maryland Style Crab Cakes feature two three-ounce hand-prepared cakes with meat from wild blue crabs, mayonnaise, onions and a bread-crumb mixture, along with Maryland-style seasonings and an optional aioli sauce.
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