Jonah crab

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Noun1.Jonah crab - large red deep-water crab of the eastern coast of North AmericaJonah crab - large red deep-water crab of the 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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Comprised of 14 fishing vessels, this program allows local lobstermen to use tablet computers and electronic calipers to collect and transmit real time data on their catch and share it with researchers and state and federal officials studying the lobster and Jonah crab populations in Narragansett Bay and the southern Gulf of Maine to Hudson Canyon.
A comparative study of the digestive enzymes in the hepatopancreas of the jonah crab (Cancer borealis) and rock crab (Cancer irroratus).
Habitat selection and predator avoidance: ontogenetic shifts in habitat use by the Jonah crab Cancer borealis (Stimpson).
Marshals have seized about 5,000 cases of ready-to-eat frozen Jonah crab products processed by Rome Packing Company Inc.
com) has introduced its frozen Claw Island brand Maine Lobster Claw and Knuckle Meat and Portland Lighthouse brand Snap-n-Eat Jonah Crab Claws to BJ's Wholesale Clubs throughout New England.
The raw bar will feature East and West seafood - oysters, Jonah crab claws, jumbo shrimp, littlenecks on the half shell and all that other good stuff.