Menippe


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Noun1.Menippe - stone crabsMenippe - stone crabs        
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Brachyura, suborder Brachyura - an order of crustaceans (including true crabs) having a reduced abdomen folded against the ventral surface
Menippe mercenaria, stone crab - large edible crab of the southern coast of the United States (particularly Florida)
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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.
KEY WORDS: stone crab, Menippe mercenaria, fisheries management, benthic ecology, reproduction
The stone crab, Menippe adina, is commonly found in northern Gulf waters and is associated with rock jetties and oyster reefs.
Unidentified fishes Invertebrates 163 Calinectes sapidus Bluecrab 164 Menippe mercenaria Stone crab 165 Mithrax spp.
Last, the reef diet matrix was dominated by Menippe adina (Williams and Felder, 1986) (26.
11:40 FACTORS INFLUENCING POPULATION LEVELS OF THE STONE CRAB, MENIPPE ADINA IN MISSISSIPPI SOUND
Tests of phylogeographic models with nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequence variation in the stone crabs, Menippe adina and M.
Numerous species prey directly on oysters, including xanthid crabs, such as the stone crab Menippe mercenaria, and the Atlantic mud crab Panopeus herbstii (Tolley & Volety 2005).
Florida stone crab Menippe mercenaria was also relatively abundant in the zooplankton catch, and juveniles are commonly found on Southwest Florida oyster reefs.
Factors influencing refuge occupation by stone crab Menippe adina juveniles in Mississippi sound.
Gravid female decapod crustaceans Menippe mercenaria (Say, 1818), P.
The final host of this parasite is the edible stone crab, Menippe mercenaria, in the northern limits of its distribution in the Carolinas (Sprague & Orr 1955).