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Related to Callinectes: Portunidae
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Noun1.Callinectes - New World blue crabsCallinectes - New World blue crabs      
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Portunidae, Portunidae - swimming crabs
Callinectes sapidus, blue crab - bluish edible crab of Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of North America
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Number of Number of organisms unrestricted Common name Taxonomic name trapped organisms Blue crab Callinectes sapidus 25 0 Florida stone crab Menippe mercenaria 46 23 Mud crabs Xanthidae.
Foraging behavior of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, on juvenile oysters, Crassostrea virginica: effects of prey density and size.
Akin-Oriola G, Anetekhai M and K Olowonirejuaro Morphometric and Meristic Studies in Two Crabs: Cardisoma armatum and Callinectes pallidus.
The fungus Lagenidium callinectes Couch (1942) on eggs of the blue crab in Chesapeake Bay.
About Killing Keiko Published by Callinectes Press, packaged by Tabby House and distributed by Midpoint Trade Books, Killing Keiko is the story of the heartbreaking death of the world's most famous killer whale at the hands of those who claimed to save him.
Blue Crabs are commonly found along with other ecologically important species, including Callinectes similis and Arenaeus cribrarius.
Circatidal activity rhythms in ovigerous blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus: implications for ebb-tide transport during the spawning migration.
17] reported widespread pollution in the delta, the creeks and estuaries of the various rivers, causing the death of a great number of specimens of Callinectes gladiator and C.
Effect of three by-catch reduction devices on diamondback terrapin Malaclemys terrapin capture and blue crab Callinectes sapidus harvest in Delaware Bay.
It should also be noted that sonar often identified blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus; horseshoe crabs, Limulus polyphemus; and other small targets.
Aspects of the biology of the lagoon crab, Callinectes amnicola (De Rocheburne) in Badagry, Lagos and Lekki Lagoons, Nigeria.
Intraspecific interference among foraging blue crabs Callinectes sapidus: interactive effects of predator density and prey patch distribution.