Cancer irroratus


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crab of eastern coast of North America

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Biology of rock crab, Cancer irroratus Say, in the coastal waters of Virginia.
The Hudson-Raritan estuary as crossroads for distribution of blue (Callinectes sapidus), lady (Ovalipes ocellatus), and Atlantic rock (Cancer irroratus) crabs.
Size at maturity and fecundity of rock crabs, Cancer irroratus, from the Bay of Fundy and southwestern Nova Scotia.
Occurrence size composition and sex ratio of the rock crab, Cancer irroratus Say and the spider crab, Libinia emarginata Leach in Delaware Bay.
Antennular sensitivity of the rock crab Cancer irroratus to food substances.
-- -- Mysidacea -- -- Caridean shrimp, unid., other 0.6 <0.1 Crangon septemspinosa 2.8 0.6 Crabs unid., other (1) 17.7 7.4 Callinectes sapidus 0.3 <0.1 Cancer irroratus 1.5 1.0 Libinia sp.
The Hudson-Raritan Estuary as a crossroads for distribution of blue (Callinectes sapidus), lady (Ovalipes ocellatus), and Atlantic rock (Cancer irroratus) crabs.
Protective refuges for seeded juvenile scallops (Placopecten magellanicus) from sea star (Asterias spp.) and crab (Cancer irroratus and Carcinus maenas) predation.
We estimated predation losses due to crabs (the green crab, Carcinus maenas, and the rock crab, Cancer irroratus) on Littorina, Nucella, and Mytilus at all study sites by two techniques.
The ontogenetic shift in diet with increasing size of lobsters was especially apparent for the three dominant food items: the contribution of bivalves and animal tissue (flesh) to volume of stomach contents decreased from the smallest lobsters (28% and 39%, respectively) to the largest lobsters (2% and 11%, respectively), whereas the reverse trend was seen for rock crab Cancer irroratus (7% in smallest lobsters to 53% in largest lobsters).
Distribution and catch composition of Jonah crab, Cancer borealis, and rock crab, Cancer irroratus, near Boothbay Harbor.
2 2.56 2 Cancer irroratus 1 1.28 1 Family Xanthidae Neopanope sp.
ABSTRACT We examined sediment selection by juvenile sea scallops (Placopecten magellanicus) and their predators, sea stars (Asterias vulgaris) and rock crabs (Cancer irroratus).
Predation experiments with two major scallop predators, the rock crab Cancer irroratus and the sea star Asterias vulgaris, were carried out on different substrate types.
A first set of experiments compared the mortality rates of prey in the presence of the invasive green crab (Carcinus maenas) and the native rock crab (Cancer irroratus).
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