Definition of Callinectes sapidus
1. Noun. Bluish edible crab of Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of North America.
Generic synonyms: Swimming Crab
Group relationships: Callinectes, Genus Callinectes
Terms within: Blue Crab
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Literary usage of Callinectes sapidus
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"SJ HOLMES MOTE ON THE ABSORPTION OP CALCIUM DURING THE MOLTING OF THE BLUE CRAB, callinectes sapidus THE problem of molting in crabs has thus far been ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"... the greater portion of these reaching Cape Hatteras. Six or seven reach southern New Jersey. Two species, callinectes sapidus, ..."
3. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"... in female blue crabs, callinectes sapidus. Mar Environ Res 39:151-154 (1995). 45. Carreau B, Vallette G, Adlercreutz H, Wahala K, Makela T, ..."
4. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1905)
"... Venus, and Mya, and especially numerous specimens of mud crabs, and the presence of our edible crab, callinectes sapidus Rathbun, which is found today ..."
5. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1911)
"Hay, WP '05 The Life History of the Blue Crab (callinectes sapidus). Bull. USFC, 1895, pp. 399-413. 16. Herrick, FH "95 The American Lobster. Bull. ..."