Japanese crab

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Noun1.Japanese crab - crabmeat usually cannedJapanese crab - crabmeat usually canned; from Japan
crabmeat, crab - the edible flesh of any of various crabs
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Josie Sutherland with Kansai, a Giant Japanese Crab
If you are looking for flowers, consider one of the crab apple varieties, such as Malus floribunda, the Japanese crab, which is adorned with blush pink and white fragrant flowers in spring and is slow growing, or the Malus 'Royal Beauty', which bears deep red-purple flowers and small dark red fruits.
JAPANESE crab apple has a long season of interest, with currant-like yellow fruits (right) following on from a froth of pink blossom, which open from red buds and fade to white.
In August last year, a Russian border patrol boat fired on a Japanese crab fishing boat in waters near Kaigara Island off the Nemuro Peninsula in Hokkaido, killing one fisherman, and took other fishermen including the boat's captain to Kunashiri Island.

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