Cancer irroratus


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Noun1.Cancer irroratus - crab of eastern coast of North AmericaCancer irroratus - crab of eastern coast of North America
crab - decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
genus Cancer, Cancer - type genus of the family Cancridae
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Effectiveness of escape vent shape in traps for catching legal size lobsters, Homarus americanus, and harvestable-sized crabs, Cancer borealis and Cancer irroratus. Fish.
The size-weight relationship of this species was similar, in value ranges, to that obtained for Cancer irroratus by Krouse (1972), although this author did not find differences between sexes as were found in the present study.
The role of odor in prey recognition by rock crabs, Cancer irroratus Say.
Some estimates of population density and feeding habits of the rock crab, Cancer irroratus, in a kelp bed in Nova Scotia.
Decapods that have been classified as very weak osmoregulators or even osmoconformers are regularly found within estuaries and bays that are subject to bouts of low salinity (Cancer gracilis, Orensanz and Gallucci, 1988; Cancer productus, Carroll and Winn, 1989; Libinia emarginata, O'Brien et al., 1999; Homarus americanus, Watson et al., 1999; Cancer irroratus, Stehlik et al., 2004).
Cadmium, copper, manganese, silver, and zinc in rock crab (Cancer irroratus) from highly copper contaminated sites in the Inner Bay of Fundy, Atlantic Canada.
Prey selection and the functional response of sea stars (Asterias vulgaris Verrill) and rock crabs (Cancer irroratus Say) preying on juvenile sea scallops (Placopecten magellanicus (Gmelin)) and blue mussels (Mytilus edulis Linnaeus).
We also estimated predatory crab abundance (Carcinus maenas and Cancer irroratus) at all sites during high tide predation assays (see Methods: Predation losses) with 2 x 20 m transect surveys (n = 10 transects/site) using SCUBA.
A comparative study of the digestive enzymes in the hepatopancreas of the jonah crab (Cancer borealis) and rock crab (Cancer irroratus).
Effectiveness of escape vent shape in traps for catching legal-sized lobster, Homarus americanus, and harvestable-sized crabs, Cancer borealis and Cancer irroratus. Fish.

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