Cancer magister

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small edible crab of Pacific coast of North America

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Distribution, abundance and growth of juvenile Dungeness crabs, Cancer magister, in Grays Harbor Estuary Washington.
KEY WORDS: Dungeness crab, Cancer magister, gene flow, isolation by distance, kinship, microsatellites, population structure
In the current investigation, we examined the influence of decreased levels of environmental oxygen on indigenous bacteria in the hemolymph of Cancer magister. In view of the impact of low oxygen on the immune response, we hypothesized that environmental hypoxia will impair the ability of crabs to suppress persistent bacteria, thereby elevating bacteremia and reducing respiratory ability.
Qualitative observations of Dungeness crabs, Cancer magister, in and around traps: evidence of resource guarding and clustering.
Comparable longevity estimates for other crab species from the eastern Pacific are 8-13 y for Cancer magister (Pauley et al.
(heart urchins) 103.6 42.9 Cancer magister (Dungeness crab) 2.9 1.4 Unidentified Ophiuroidea (basket stars) 7.9 2.9 Unidentified Galatheoida (squat lobsters) 2.0 0.9 Rossia spp.
Post hoc tests revealed that zoeae of Cancer magister consumed significantly more 2-day-old larvae than 14-day-old larvae and significantly more 6-day-old larvae than 14-day-old larvae (Bonferroni's test, P < 0.05).
The Dungeness crab, Cancer magister Dana 1852, supports commercial and sports fisheries in the Pacific Northwest from Alaska to California.
The weak osmoregulator Cancer magister (Hunter and Rudy, 1975) shows no change in oxygen uptake with dilution of the medium (Brown and Terwilliger, 1999).
Behavior of age-specific density-dependent models and the northern California Dungeness crab (Cancer magister) population.
Abstract--Dungeness crabs (Cancer magister) were sampled with commercial pots and counted by scuba divers on benthic transects at eight sites near Glacier Bay, Alaska.
ABSTRACT Claw morphology and prey consumption rates of two estuarine crab species were compared: the introduced European green crab, Carcinus maenas, and the native Dungeness crab, Cancer magister. For crabs of similar weight, both the crusher and cutter claws of C.
Experiments on the development of artificial bait for the dungeness crab, Cancer magister (Dana).
Crassostrea gigas shell taken from Willapa Bay has also been planted in Grays Harbor, the next embayment northward, to provide nursery habitat for Dungeness crab Cancer magister as mitigation for the loss of an estimated 650,000 y1+ crabs by navigation channel dredging in 1990 (Visser et al.