Callinectes

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Callinectes
The Childrens Museum of Indianapolis - Atlantic blue crab.jpg
Callinectes sapidus
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Subphylum:
Class:
Malacostraca
Order:
Decapoda
Infraorder:
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]

References[change | change source]

  1. Peter Davie & Michael Türkay (2011). "Callinectes Stimpson, 1860". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved June 14, 2011.

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