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Cancer borealis Northern Crab, Jonah Rock Crab, Jonah Crab

Cancer borealisis commonly referred to as Northern Crab, Jonah Rock Crab, Jonah Crab. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Edible carpet. Live Cancer borealis on a carpet of recently blue mussels at low tide.2021


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lexID:
14026 
AphiaID:
158056 
Scientific:
Cancer borealis 
German:
Northern crab, Jonah rock crab, Jonah crab 
English:
Northern Crab, Jonah Rock Crab, Jonah Crab 
Category:
Crabs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Cancridae (Family) > Cancer (Genus) > borealis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Stimpson, 1859 
Occurrence:
Canada , Cuba, Florida, Gulf of California, Gulf of Mexico, Newfoundland, North Atlantic Ocean, USA 
Sea depth:
0 - 800 Meter 
Size:
5.91" - 8.66" (15cm - 22,2cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 15,4 °F (°C - 15,4°C) 
Food:
Algae, Carnivore, Clams, Snails 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-07-27 19:58:19 

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Cancer borealis Stimpson, 1859

Jonah crabs possess a rounded, rough-edged carapace with small light spots, and robust claws with dark brown-black tips. The maximum reported carapace width for males is 222 mm, while females rarely exceed 150 mm.[

External links

  1. sealifebase.ca (en). Abgerufen am 27.07.2021.
  2. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 27.07.2021.
  3. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 27.07.2021.

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