Definition of Blue crab

1. Noun. Atlantic crab; most common source of fresh crabmeat.

Group relationships: Callinectes Sapidus
Generic synonyms: Crab, Crabmeat



2. Noun. Bluish edible crab of Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of North America.
Exact synonyms: Callinectes Sapidus
Generic synonyms: Swimming Crab
Group relationships: Callinectes, Genus Callinectes

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blue Crab

blue chamber
blue chambers
blue channel cat
blue channel catfish
blue cheese
blue cheese dressing
blue cheeses
blue chip
blue circle rate
blue circle rates
blue cod
blue cohosh
blue columbine
blue cone monochromatism
blue copperas
blue crab (current term)
blue cross
blue curls
blue daisy
blue darter
blue daze
blue dazes
blue devil
blue devils
blue dextran
blue disease
blue dome cyst
blue dot sign
blue dwarf
blue elder

Literary usage of Blue crab

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

1. Annual Report by New York Zoological Society, Tennyson Society (1906)
"blue crab REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE AQUARIUM TO THE BOARD OF MANAGERS THE improvement and modernization of the Aquarium building and its equipment has ..."

2. Recirculation edited by Peter W. Perschbacher (1995)
"In: National Symposium on the Soft-Shelled blue crab Fishery:41-47. ... Limiting factors associated with nitrification in closed blue crab shedding systems. ..."

3. 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 ..."

4. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature by London International Fisheries Exhibition (1884)
"The blue crab is the common edible Crab of the Atlantic Coast, and ranges from Massachusetts Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. The season for its fishery is of ..."

5. Essentials of Biology Presented in Problems: By George William Hunter by George William Hunter (1911)
"The blue crab. — Another edible crustacean of considerable economic ... Usually it is The edible blue crab. From photograph loaned carried close to the ..."

6. A Review of the Fishery Industries of the United States and the Work of the by George Brown Goode (1883)
"The most valuable of these are the blue crab (Callinectes hastatus), ... The Blue Crab is the common edible Crab of the Atlantic Coast, and ranges from ..."

7. Annual Report by New York Zoological Society, Tennyson Society (1906)
"blue crab REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE AQUARIUM TO THE BOARD OF MANAGERS THE improvement and modernization of the Aquarium building and its equipment has ..."

8. Recirculation edited by Peter W. Perschbacher (1995)
"In: National Symposium on the Soft-Shelled blue crab Fishery:41-47. ... Limiting factors associated with nitrification in closed blue crab shedding systems. ..."

9. 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 ..."

10. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature by London International Fisheries Exhibition (1884)
"The blue crab is the common edible Crab of the Atlantic Coast, and ranges from Massachusetts Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. The season for its fishery is of ..."

11. Essentials of Biology Presented in Problems: By George William Hunter by George William Hunter (1911)
"The blue crab. — Another edible crustacean of considerable economic ... Usually it is The edible blue crab. From photograph loaned carried close to the ..."

12. A Review of the Fishery Industries of the United States and the Work of the by George Brown Goode (1883)
"The most valuable of these are the blue crab (Callinectes hastatus), ... The Blue Crab is the common edible Crab of the Atlantic Coast, and ranges from ..."

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