Carcinus maenas

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Carcinus maenas

[¦kär·sən·əs ′mī·nəs]
(invertebrate zoology)
A decapod crustacean commonly found on the coasts of northwest Europe and the northeast United States that feeds on invertebrates such as mollusks, polychaete worms, and other crustaceans, and periodically sheds its exoskeleton in order to grow. Also known as shore crab.
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The European green crab Carcinus maenas is a Brachyuran decapod crustacean native to Europe and North Africa and is well documented as a globally invasive species (e.
Morphometric characters of the Mediterranean green crab (Carcinus aestuarii Nardo, 1847) (Decapoda, Brachyura), in Homa Lagoon, Turkey.
Lead Bioaccumulation in Gill, Muscle and Hepatopancreas Tissues of Mediterranean Green Crab, Carcinusaestuarii (Nardo, 1847).
Initial characterization of a carbonic anhydrase repressor in the eyestalks of the euryhaline green crab, Carcinus maenas.
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Lucas the Traveling Crab" is the story of the odyssey of a European Green Crab named Lucas, who is picked up from his tidal pool on a New England seacoast by a boy and taken far inland by car.
Chinese mitten crabs, for instance, hitchhikers on ship ballast, along with the green crab, are public enemies in the invasive crustacea world.
Between a rock and a hard place: the ecology of ovigerous green crab, Carcinus maenas (L.
Her first assignment was to do research on the European green crab, a small shore crab whose native habitat is the North and Baltic seas, but which has been expanding its habitar over the past century.
The toy drums, which are shaped like a soft stuffed green crab with multi-colored stuffed feet, blue stuffed claws, and a yellow plastic center with green spots, were sold under the name "Little Lessons Music Makers" and contain labels on the front and near the right leg that say "Eden.
The drums, sold from May, 2000, to February, 2001, is shaped like a soft stuffed green crab with multi-colored stuffed claws.
Field and laboratory experiments indicated that green crab predation caused these declines.