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 ( 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.