Common name of Callinectes sapidus
 
Common Name Blue crab
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official Trade Name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country United States (contiguous states)
Locality
Ref. Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum, 2005
Life Stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core behavior
1st Modifier color pattern(s)
2nd Modifier
Remarks 'crab' from Old English 'ceorfan', i.e., 'to curve'.
 
Entered by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
Checked by Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer
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