Green Crab


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Green Crab

A formerly used slang term for $10 in Hong Kong, which referred to the green color of banknotes. These banknotes are no longer used. See also: Hong Kong dollar, Colorful crab.
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Regional differences in foraging behaviour of invasive green crab (Carcinus maenas) populations in Atlantic Canada.
In a rare analysis of one marine invader benefiting an earlier arrival, an ecologist says that European green crabs invading a California bay have triggered a population explosion of a previously marginal clam.
The exclusion from this nursery habitat by the invading green crab could have a devastating effect on the Dungeness fishery.
Grosholz of the University of New Hampshire in Durham has shown that the green crab has culled 90 percent of the small shore crabs (Hemigrapsus oregonensis) and native clams (Nutricola).
The secondary spread of green crab along the eastern seaboard of the USA was partly caused by its hitch-hiking on fishing boats and among the catch of American lobster (Homarus americanus H.
The green crab (Carcinus maenas) was originally distributed along the eastern Atlantic coast, from Norway to Mauritania including southern Iceland (Broekhuysen 1936, Crothers 1968, Grosholz & Ruiz 1996).
Here, results are presented from three field studies in eastern Maine to assess the importance of moon snail and green crab predation on wild and cultured individuals of the softshell clam.
Green crab sampling was discontinued by the Maine Department of Marine resources (DMR) until 2001.
These predators include the common starfish (Asterias vulgaris), the moon snail (Euspira heros) and various crab species including the green crab (Carcinus maenas), which was accidentally introduced to North America in the 19th century (see review from Audet et al.
2] cages were set up for each of the following treatments: low predator density cages withone green crab (Carcinus maenas), high predator density with five green crabs, exclosure cages with no crabs, and control cages with sections of the sides removed.