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  1. shore crabnoun

    A type of crab (Carcinus maenas) native to the coasts of Europe and North Africa.


  1. shore crab

    Carcinus maenas is a common littoral crab. It is known by different names around the world. In the British Isles, it is generally referred to as the shore crab, or green shore crab. In North America and South Africa, it bears the name european green crab. C. maenas is a widespread invasive species, listed among the 100 "world's worst alien invasive species". It is native to the north-east Atlantic Ocean and Baltic Sea, but has colonised similar habitats in Australia, South Africa, South America and both Atlantic and Pacific coasts of North America. It grows to a carapace width of 90 mm (3+1⁄2 in), and feeds on a variety of mollusks, worms, and small crustaceans, potentially affecting a number of fisheries. Its successful dispersal has occurred by a variety of mechanisms, such as on ships' hulls, sea planes, packing materials, and bivalves moved for aquaculture.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shore crab in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shore crab in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  1. John Minadakis:

    I’ve had men women who depend on the crab industry reach out to let me know they appreciate our efforts and stand with us. Commercial crabbers from the Eastern Shore, crab pickers from Crisfield, hospitality industry employees, and everyone in between! They’ve expressed to me that their weekly paycheck depends on the outcome of this attack, and wish to help in any manner they can, as a small business, we know we are outgunned by PETA’s blank check book, but we will not back down in the face of tyranny.


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