Green crab

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(Zool.) an edible, shore crab (Carcinus menas) of Europe and America; - in New England locally named joe-rocker.

See also: Green

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The same color has been observed in crab species: Portunus sanguinolentus (Ryan, 1967), Libinia emarginata (Hinsch, 1972), Carcinus maenas (Laulier & Demeusy, 1974), Callinectes sapidus (Johnson, 1980) and Uca rapax (Castiglioni et al., 2007).
(2016) also showed that unfavorable feeding conditions occurring during the preceding larval phase may affect early juvenile growth in the European green crab, Carcinus maenas.
Previously, Colnar and Landis (2007) developed a regional risk assessment for the European green crab, Carcinus maenas, at Cherry Point, Washington, USA using Jenks Natural Breaks, and Schleier III and Sing (2008) used it to partition an overall risk score for the introduction of Gabusia affinis (western mosquitofish) into Montana watersheds.
Agonistic interactions between invasive green crabs, Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus), and sub-adult American lobsters, Homarus americanus (Milne Edwards).
The crab, whose scientific name is Carcinus maenas, is an invasive species that for decades has been moving into new coastal environments around the world and quickly dominating them.
Effects of sublethal and lethal copper levels in hemolymph acid-base balance and ion concentration in the shore crab Carcinus maenas kept in undiluted seawater.
Rainbow, "Studies on the uptake of cadmium by the crab Carcinus maenas in the laboratory.
[49] have purified another AMP from the hemocytes of the shore crab Carcinus maenas which was known as a proline peptide of 6.5 kDa.
Hallazgos similares se han encontrado en estudios morfometricos de otros crustaceos tales como Aegla marginata (Trevisan et al., 2012), Austropotamobius pallipes (Bertocchi, Brusconi, Gherardi, Buccianti, & Scalici, 2008), Carcinus maenas (Ledesma, Van der Molen, & Baron, 2010; Silva, Alves, Paula, & Hawkins, 2010; Souza, Ilarri, Campos, Marques, & Martins, 2011), Cyrtograpsus affinis (Lezcano, Gonzalez, Spivak, & Dellatorre, 2012), Cyrtograpsus angulatus (Idaszkin, Marquez, & Nocera, 2013), Liocarcinus depurator (Rufino, Abello, & Yule, 2004; Guerao & Abello, 2011), Munida gregaria (Perez-Barros, Calcagno, & Lovrich, 2011), Munida rugosa (Claverie & Smith, 2010) y Ucides cordatus (Alencar, Lima-Filho, Molina, & Freire.
Our study agrees with Laverack & Saier (1993), that the gill spines were short, stout and conical and possessed a socket, also similar conical shape spines were reported in Homarus gammarus by Laverack & Barrientos (1985), while in green shore crab (Carcinus maenas) Goodman & Cavey (1990) noted that the gill spines are not conical but cuspidate.