Definition of Callinectes sapidus

1. Noun. Bluish edible crab of Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of North America.

Exact synonyms: Blue Crab
Generic synonyms: Swimming Crab
Group relationships: Callinectes, Genus Callinectes
Terms within: Blue Crab



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Callinectes Sapidus

Calippic
Calixtus III
Calkins' sign
Call-Exner bodies
Calla
Calla palustris
Callaghan
Callahan's method
Callander's amputation
Callas
Callicebus
Callie
Callimorpha
Callimorpha jacobeae
Callinectes
Callinectes sapidus
Callinus
Callionymidae
Calliope
Calliopean
Calliophis
Calliphora
Calliphora vicina
Calliphoridae
Callippic
Callirhoe
Callirhoe digitata
Callirhoe involucrata
Callirhoe triangulata
Callirrhoƫ

Literary usage of Callinectes sapidus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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. ..."

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