swimming crab

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Noun1.Swimming crab - marine crab with some legs flattened and fringed for swimmingswimming crab - marine crab with some legs flattened and fringed for swimming
crab - decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
family Portunidae, Portunidae - swimming crabs
English lady crab, Portunus puber - crab of the English coasts
American lady crab, calico crab, lady crab, Ovalipes ocellatus - brightly spotted crab of sandy beaches of the Atlantic coast of the United States
Callinectes sapidus, blue crab - bluish edible crab of Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of North America
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Whether whales feed on them I do not know; but terns, cormorants, and immense herds of great unwieldy seals derive, on some parts of the coast, their chief sustenance from these swimming crabs. Seamen invariably attribute the discoloration of the water to spawn; but I found this to be the case only on one occasion.
The 30-year-old manager at Blue Swimming Crab Factory for Preserving Fish, Budaiya, first visited Budaiya Health Centre which referred him to the Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC) where he died at around 5am on Friday after struggling for almost six hours.
The strongest of triggers for hot tarpon bites happen from May through August during the so-called pass crab (iridescent swimming crab) hatch that occurs at Boca Grande, Florida.
This study demonstrates dynamics of growth, mortality, exploitation, maximum sustainable yield of swimming crab, Portunus trituberculatus in Zhejiang, East China Sea.
Dispersal strategies of two species of swimming crab on the continental shelf adjacent to Delaware Bay.
On the coasts of Sinaloa, Mexico a total of 13 species and subspecies have been identified, being the most important ones for the fishing industry the arched swimming crab Callinectes arcuatus (Ordway, 1863), the Cortez or warrior swimming crab C.
We spot a muddy brown flatfish dozing unobtrusively - apparently they can grow to the size of a dinner plate - and brave the clacking fury of a notoriously vicious red-eyed velvet swimming crab, whose shell is aptly plush.
Pakistani crab fishery is mainly sustained by two species first the three spotted swimming crab, Portunus sanguinolentus (Herbst, 1783) and Portunus pelagicus (Linnaeus, 1758) from which P.
The menu serves such delights as steamed Menai mussels, chilli, coconut and coriander cream with rye bread, pan seared seabass, blue swimming crab and Morecambe shrimp risotto, cavolo nero or caper butter corn fed chicken breast stuffed with smoked Caerphilly cheese wrapped in Carmarthen ham for mains.
Reproductive behavior of the swimming crab Arenaeus cribrarius (Lamarck, 1818) (Crustacea, Brachyura, Portunidae) in captivity.
At the moment, it is the largest catcher and processor of salted jellyfish and blue swimming crab offering seafood products "from the source to the plate".
Carluccio's boasts that this menu, available until January 8, is packed with the finest ingredients and features Italian speciality dishes including saltimbocca di pollo, and a Sicilian seafood linguine with blue swimming crab, prawns, mussels and clams in a rich tomato sauce.