shore crab


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shore crab

[′shȯr ‚krab]
(invertebrate zoology)
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In their experiments, the scientists found the green shore crab was able to take in a nutrient that was dissolved in the water around them, the amino acid leucine, according to their study in the journal (http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/284/1868/20171298) Proceedings of the Royal Society B .
The ability to feed in hypoxia follows a seasonally dependent pattern in shore crab Carcinus maenas.
Morgan et al [16] documented that shore crabs can be used as sentinel species for monitoring pollutant effects in estuaries.
Key Words: Introduced marine species, Asian shore crab, Hemigrapsus sanguineus, Barnegat Bay
Asian shore crabs aren't as much of a menace as the invasive green crab, which are larger and have cleaned out some clam flats in parts of southern and midcoast Maine.
Predation on postlarvae and juveniles of the shore crab Carcinus maenas: importance of shelter, size and cannibalism.
Hemolymph oxygen transport during environmental hypoxia in the shore crab, Carcinus maenas.
During the pilot program, fans at Citizens Bank Park can order a selection of some offerings described by MLB.com and ARAMARK as some of the "most popular menu items" directly from their seats, including a Philadelphia cheese steak, Tony Luke's Roasted Pork, Bulls BBQ Turkey Sandwich, Planet Hoagie Italian Hoagie and Eastern Shore Crab Cake Sandwich.
One of its main predators is the common shore crab. The hungry crabs grab the snails "like ice cream cones," says lead researcher Simon Rundle.
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 lined shore crab (28) squeezes into cracks or crawls under rocks.