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  1. Callinectes, genus Callinectes(noun)

    New World blue crabs

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  1. Callinectes

    Callinectes is a genus of crabs, containing 16 species, including the Atlantic blue crab, C. sapidus: ⁕Callinectes affinis Fausto, 1980 ⁕Callinectes amnicola ⁕Callinectes arcuatus Ordway, 1863 ⁕Callinectes bellicosus Stimpson, 1859 ⁕Callinectes bocourti A. Milne-Edwards, 1879 ⁕Callinectes danae Smith, 1869 ⁕Callinectes diacanthus ⁕Callinectes exasperatus ⁕Callinectes gladiator Benedict, 1893 ⁕Callinectes marginatus ⁕Callinectes ornatus Ordway, 1863 ⁕Callinectes pallidus ⁕Callinectes rathbunae Contreras, 1930 ⁕Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896 ⁕Callinectes similis Williams, 1966 ⁕Callinectes toxotes Ordway, 1863

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