Some crab species, such as the snow crabs Chionoecetes
Protein and amino acid contents in the crab, Chionoecetes
Results of a bottom trawl survey of Grooved Tanner Crab, Chionoecetes
tanneri Rathbun, stocks off the coast of Vancouver Island, July 21-Aug 3, 1999.
, Lithodes, Cancer) exhibit allometric growth of the chelae at the pubertal molt, after which they are classified as morphometrically mature and are distinguishable by an increase in the slope and intercept of the ratio of chela height (ChH) to CW (ChH:CW) (Somerton, 1980; Somerton and Macintosh, 1983; Comeau and Conan, 1992; Stevens, et al.
3 All crabs 2 3 Majidae Oregoniidae, Chionoecetes
opilio 3 Hyas lyratus 2 All Sipuncula 3 All Echiuridae 19 27 All Bryozoa Clypeasteroida, sand dollar 2 All Ascidiacea, tunicates 7 Chelysoma spp.
Abdomen allometry, ovary development, and growth of female snow crab, Chionoecetes
opilio (Brachyura, Majidae), in the northwestern Gulf of St Lawrence.
1988, 1993) showed that in Chionoecetes
opilio (Fabricius, 1788), spermatophore dehiscence occurs through uptake of water when the spermatophore is exposed to seawater.
Yamanaka D, Sakuramoto K, Suzuki S, Nagasawa T (2007) Catch forecasting and relationship between water temperature and catch fluctuations in snow crab Chionoecetes
opilio in the western Sea of Japan.
This crustacean, Chionoecetes
opilio, is a new extension to the existing range of snow and king crab products and seen as the primary snow crab species in the seafood industry.
Apparently the adoption of the name "queen crab" for Chionoecetes
opilio caught off of Newfoundland was a point of contention in the United States.
Phil's boat is but one of scores of fishing vessels that set out each prime time season for Chionoecetes
opilio crab, known more commonly as snow crab.
Cannibalism in the snow crab, Chionoecetes