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
  • bluepoint 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

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

  • Present in MRGID:14291 West Atlantic 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.
  • Present in MRGID:14300 England East Coast Source: 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.
  • Present in MRGID:14348 East American Coast Source: L. B. Holthuis & E. Gottlies(1958) An annotated list of Decapod Crustacea of the Mediterranean Coast of Israel, with an appendix listing the Decapoda of the Eastern Mediterranean. Bulletin of the Research Council of Israel. Haifa, Israel. 1-126pp.
  • Present in MRGID:14628 Knokke Source: 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.
  • Present in MRGID:14804 Oostduinkerke Source: 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.

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Classification

There are no subordinate taxa for this species.
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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

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Opinion 712 Forty-seven genera of Decapod Crustacea: placed on the Official List.Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 21(5), 336-351 (1964)

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.

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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. The source was last visited by GBIF on Jul 30, 2015. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.