Callinectes

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Callinectes
Callinectes sapidus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Brachyura
Family: Portunidae
Genus: Callinectes
Stimpson, 1860

Callinectes (Blue crabs) is a genus of crabs. Sixteen species are in this genus. These species include the Atlantic blue crab, C. sapidus:[1]

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  1. Peter Davie & Michael Türkay (2011). "Callinectes Stimpson, 1860". World Register of Marine Species. http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=106921. Retrieved June 14, 2011.

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