Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaMalacostracaDecapodaPortunidaeCallinectes

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Full Name

Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896

Common names

  • American blue crab eng
  • blue crab eng
  • hardshell crab eng
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Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Rathbun, M. J. 1986. The genus Callinectes. P. U. S. Mus. xviii, pp. 349-375, pls. xii-xxviii.

Habitat

Marine, Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

  • Present in mrgid:2350 north sea Source: Molnar, J. L. ; Gamboa, R. L. ; Revenga, C. ; Spalding, M. D. (2008). Assessing the global threat of invasive species to marine biodiversity. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 6(9): 485-492.
  • Present in mrgid:25194 israeli part of the mediterranean sea eastern basin Source: Galil, B. ; Goren, M. ; Mienis, H. (2011). Checklist of marine species in Israel. Compiled in the framework of the EU FP7 PESI project.
  • Present in mrgid:1905 mediterranean sea Source: Streftaris, N. ; Zenetos, A. ; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453
  • Present in mrgid:1905 mediterranean sea Source: Hayward, P. J. ; Ryland, J. S. (Ed. ) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.
  • Present in mrgid:1905 mediterranean sea Source: B. Galil, C. Froglia and P. Noël, 2002. CIESM Atlas of Exotic Species in the Mediterranean. Vol. 2. Crustaceans : decapods and stomatops. [F. Briand, Ed. ]. 192 pages. CIESM Publishers, Monaco.

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Subordinate taxa

Classification

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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
class
Malacostraca
order
Decapoda
family
Portunidae
genus
Callinectes
species
Callinectes sapidus
 
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Bibliography

Adema, J. P. H. M. (1991). De krabben van Nederland en Belgie (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura) [The crabs of the Netherlands and Belgium (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura)]. Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum: Leiden, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-73239-02-8. 244 pp.

Felder, D. L. , F. Álvarez, J. W. Goy, and R. Lemaitre. 2009. Decapoda (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico, with Comments on the Amphionidacea, Pp. 1019–1104 in Felder, D. L. and D. K. Camp (eds. ), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas

ITIS database

Meinkoth, N. A. 1981. Field guide to North American seashore creatures. The Audubon Society. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 799 p.

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

Pollock, L. W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp.

Rathbun, M. J. 1986. The genus Callinectes. P. U. S. Mus. xviii, pp. 349-375, pls. xii-xxviii.

Streftaris, N. ; Zenetos, A. ; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453

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Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

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