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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Dine on roast turkey, honey-glazed ham or prime rib from the carving station; salads; hot items such as buttermilk pancakes with berry compote, banana walnut French toast, eggs Benedict, breakfast potatoes, vodka pasta, mussels and chicken piccata; oysters, lobster claws and Jonah crab claws from the seafood bar; and desserts like the chocolate fountain and pastries and cakes.
He observes a Jonah crab, wondering if he is the creature who tugged on his claw.
The few enzymes that have been documented include trypsin and carboxypeptidases A and B in Callinectes sapidus (blue crab) (Dendinger, 1987; Dendinger and O'Connor, 1990); [alpha]-amylase in Carcinus maenas (green crab) (Blandamer and Beechy, 1964); and [alpha]-glucosidase in Cancer borealis (jonah crab), Cancer irroratus (rock crab) (Brun and Wojtowicz, 1976), and C.
Habitat selection and predator avoidance: ontogenetic shifts in habitat use by the Jonah crab Cancer borealis (Stimpson).
Portland Shellfish (www.pshellfish.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.