Isolation and properties of collagenolytic serine proteinase isoenzyme from king crab Paralithodes camtschatica
. Biochemistry (Moscow), 73(10): 1125-1133.
Size at maturity of female red king crabs (Paralithodes camtschatica
) in the Adak Management Area, Alaska.
Size at sexual maturity and incidence of partial clutches in female king crab (Paralithodes camtschatica
nov., have been previously reported from the marine crab Paralithodes camtschatica
collected from the Sea of Japan (Romanenko et ml, 2009), and Psychrobacter proteolyticus was isolated from the Antarctic krill Euphausia (Denner et al., 2001).
King crab, Paralithodes camtschatica
(Tilesius) offshore breeding study on Marmot Flats, Kodiak Island, spring of 1967.
Based on total landings, important crab species in the commercial market are Atlantic rock (Cancer irroratus), blue (Callinectes sapidus), dungeness (Cancer magister), king (Paralithodes camtschatica
), Florida snow claws (Menippe mercenaria), and snow/tanner (Chinoecetes spp.).
- Egg predators in the genera Carcinonemetres and Pseudocarcinonemertes can cause very substantial mortality of eggs in the clutches of Dungeness crabs (Cancer magister), red king crabs (Paralithodes camtschatica
), and American lobsters (Homarus americanus) (reviewed in Kuris ).
Another laboratory study showed that red king crab zoeae (Paralithodes camtschatica
) passively sank through low salinity water until reaching higher salinity and then resumed and maintained swimming activities (Shirley & Shirley, 1989).
The occurrence of the king crab, Paralithodes camtschatica
(Tilesius), and of Lithodes aequispina Benedict in British Columbia.
Some implications of egg mortality caused by symbiotic nemerteans for data acquisition and management strategies of red king crabs Paralithodes camtschatica
There has been a noticeable decline in marine species in this region resulting in the closure of commercial fisheries for shrimp, Pandalus sp., and king crab, Paralithodes camtschatica
, and artificial enhancement of Pacific salmon runs (Alaska Geographic, 1994; Bechtol, 1997; Kruse, 1998), while other species such as walleye pollock, Theragra chalcogramma, have dramatically increased (Bechtol, 1997).
Omalik Lagoon is especially rich in clams (Macoma calcerea), crabs (Paralithodes camtschatica
, Chionoecetes opilio), sea plants, and fish, especially herring but also smelt, flounder, and salmon.