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Crab

Crab

1. A crustacean, many varieties of which are edible.

2. An insect, the crab louse, pthirus pubis.


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Help! ANT COLLONY!! I have a QUEEN ANT --- now what?

... everything. The trail was connecting this with a second little encampment, about the same size, also with babies, on top of my (very large) hermit crab enclosure. A nice warm spot. So I actually found the queen and caught her. I've put her and a bunch of baby-carrying ants into an ant farm I had ...

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by Waylah
Thu Jun 12, 2014 12:50 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Help! ANT COLLONY!! I have a QUEEN ANT --- now what?
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Re: What is the fleshy bulge on this baby crab's claw?

Joshua---what you are seeing are young oysters(called spat) Richard

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by capecodder36
Sat Nov 02, 2013 9:43 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is the fleshy bulge on this baby crab's claw?
Replies: 2
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What is the fleshy bulge on this baby crab's claw?

What are these green-brown lumps on this crab? I found this at the opening of an estuary on Vancouver Island. There were hundreds of crabs visible on rocks just under the surface of the water. This crab was the largest I saw. I noticed what I ...

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by thisma
Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:14 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is the fleshy bulge on this baby crab's claw?
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Re: Need details for this type of crab

this crab may the Indian mud crab

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by rat554
Sat Mar 02, 2013 6:54 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Need details for this type of crab
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Views: 2965

Re: Need details for this type of crab

Portunidae crab is its family (you can tell by the flattened back simming legs) probably the blue crab also known as Callinectes sapidus. You can easily search this name and find the family history, taxonomy etc

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by marineman
Sat Mar 02, 2013 10:47 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Need details for this type of crab
Replies: 5
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