Porcelain crab

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(Zool.) any crab of the genus Porcellana and allied genera (family Porcellanidæ). They have a smooth, polished carapace.

See also: Porcelain

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The title translates to "river crab," and it features thousands of porcelain crabs made in China's historic ceramic center, Jingdezhen, arranged in one corner of the museum.
Moreover, a half-degree jump in the Earth's temperature could be enough to wipe out countless porcelain crabs.
Testing the role of male-male competition in the evolution of sexual dimorphism: a comparison between two species of porcelain crabs.