Maja squinado

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Noun1.maja squinado - a large spider crab of EuropeMaja squinado - a large spider crab of Europe  
spider crab - any of numerous crabs with very long legs and small triangular bodies
genus Maia, genus Maja, Maia, Maja - type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution
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Pink shrimp Parapenaeus longirostris, Majid crab Maja squinado and Portunid crab Liocarcinus depurator observed from the offshore were found at the depths of 40, 50 and 60 m, respectively.
Costa, 1871) + Infraorder ASTACIDEA Nephrops norvegicus (Linnaeus, 1758) + Infraorder ANOMURA Clibanarius erythropus (Latreille, 1818) + Diogenes pugilator (Roux, 1829) + Pisidia bluteli (Risso, 1816) + Pisidia longimana (Risso, 1816) + Porcellana platycheles (Pennant, 1777) + Infraorder BRACHYURA Carcinus aestuarii Nardo, 1847 + Dromia personata (Linnaeus, 1758) + Liocarcinus depurator (Linnaeus, 1758) + + + Liocarcinus vernalis (Risso, 1827) + Maja squinado (Herbst, 1788) + + + Pilumnus hirtellus (Linnaeus, 1761) + Xantho poressa (Olivi, 1792) + Table 3.
Le Foil (1993) found that juveniles (carapace length > 50 mm) of Maja brachydactyla (referred as Maja squinado) inhabit sand, mud-sand, gravel, rock, and maerl seafloors, mainly at 15 m depth; however, the habitat of younger juveniles was not found.
Development and growth of the early juveniles of the spider crab Maja squinado (Brachyura: Majoidea) in an individual culture system.
Other species observed included ballan wrasse Labrus bergylta, common cuttlefish Sepia officinalis, spiny spider crab Maja squinado, red gurnard Aspitrigla cuculus, bloody henry sea star Henricia oculata, edible crab Cancer pagurus, jewel anemone Corynactis viridis, and edible sea urchin Echinus esculentus.
Varying abundances of dead man's fingers Alcyonium digitatum and the crabs; the spiny spider crab Maja squinado, the velvet swimming crab Necora puber, and the edible crab Cancer pagurus all contributed to differences along the north east-south west gradient between locations (Table 3).
Other spider crabs that attain large body sizes are the focus of lucrative seafood fisheries in temperate regions (e.g., Maja squinado in the Mediterranean (Sampedro et al.
For instance, males of Maja squinado (Sampedro et al.
(2008) for taxonomic status corresponding to the north Atlantic species previously known as Maja squinado) juveniles undergo small-scale (10-100 m/day) non-directional movements in the sallow coastal areas that they inhabit (Latrouite 1991, Le Foll 1993, Meyer 1993, Gonzalez Gurriaran & Freire 1994, Hines et al.
Estrategia vital, estructura espacial y dinamica poblacional de la centolla, Maja squinado (Decapoda: Majidae).
Mating and role of seminal receptacles in the reproductive biology of the spider crab Maja squinado (Decapoda, Majidae).
Growth at molt and molting seasonality of the spider crab, Maja squinado (Herbst) (Decapoda: Majidae) in experimental conditions: implications for juvenile life history.