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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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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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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
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I doubt that anyone will be able to say much from these pictures, try not to take them against window, because then the crab is too dark. And more details. Well.. The crab are now a chili crab for sure.. But from the first and third image, the type of shell, not from the under parts, ...

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by edbertp
Sun Jan 20, 2013 5:06 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Need details for this type of crab
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Need details for this type of crab

I doubt that anyone will be able to say much from these pictures, try not to take them against window, because then the crab is too dark. And more details.

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by JackBean
Sun Jan 20, 2013 11:14 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Need details for this type of crab
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