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Synonyms for Cancridae

many of the best known edible crabs

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Of 24 spider crabs (Majidae, Parthenopidae) and 10 cancrid crabs (Portunidae, Cancridae, Xanthidae) noted in Bahia Magdalena and Bahia Almejas, only eight species range farther north than San Ignacio Lagoon (Garth 1960).
Abstract--Blue (Callinectes sapidus) (Portunidae), lady (Ovalipes ocellatus) (Portunidae), and Atlantic rock (Cancer irroratus) (Cancridae) crabs inhabit estuaries on the northeast United States coast for parts or all of their life cycles.
The Dungeness crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Cancridae) is a dominant, highly motile benthic marine invertebrate of shallow coastal and estuarine habitats in the Pacific coast of North America.
For example, based on the [CW.sub.50], the MLS of edible crab Cancer pagurus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Brachyura: Cancridae) is recommended at 140 mm CW for both sexes along the strait of Skagerrak and Kattegat (Ungfors 2007) but 130 mm between the River Tyne and North East Lincolnshire in the United Kingdom (Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority 2015).
cribrarius is formed with secretions transferred from the male vas deferens to the female SR during mating, as proposed for other species of Portunidae and Cancridae (Edwards, 1966; Ryan, 1967; Jivoff, 1997a,b; Zara et al., 2012; Nascimento and Zara, 2013).
Isolation and inheritance of microsatellite loci in the Dungeness crab (Brachyura: Cancridae: Cancer magister) Genome 47: 325-331.
Infraorder Brachyura Latreille, 1802 Superfamily Cancroidea Latreille, 1802 Family Cancridae Latreille, 1802 Genus Metacarcinus A.
Further, the family Cancridae seems to be remarkably unsusceptible to rhizocephalans.
A molecular dissection of the mating system of the Dungeness crab, Metacarcinus magister (Brachyura: Cancridae).
ARCTURIDAE Neastacilla californica CANCRIDAE Cancer antennarius Cancer gracillis CAPRELLIDAE Caprella equilibra Caprella ferrea Caprella mendax CIROLANIDAE Cirolana harfordi COROPHIIDAE Cheirimedeia zotea EUPHAUSIIDAE Euphausia pacifica HIPPOLYTIDAE Heptacarpus pugettensis IDOTEIDAE Idotea fewkesi ISAEIDAE Photis sp.
Comparative study of postlarval life-history schedules in four sympatric species of Cancer (Decapoda: Brachyura: Cancridae).
Tijuana Estuary 1991 1992 CALLIANASSIDAE Neotrypaea californiensis X X CANCRIDAE Cancer sp.
In situ observations of ovigerous Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758 in Norwegian waters (Brachyura, Cancridae).