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Callinectes bellicosus

(Cortez Swimming Crab)

Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Cortez Swimming Crab, Warrior Swimming Crab

Common Names in French:

Crabe Nageur Soldat

Common Names in Spanish:

Jaiba Guerrera


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Name Status: Accepted Name .

Last scrutiny: 02-Feb-2005

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Callinectes

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 11 species and subspecies in this genus:

C. arcuatus (Arched Swimming Crab) · C. bellicosus (Cortez Swimming Crab) · C. bocourti (Bocourt Swimming Crab) · C. danae (Dana Swimming Crab) · C. exasperatus (Rugose Swimming Crab) · C. larvatus (Masked Swimming Crab) · C. marginatus (Sharptooth Swimcrab) · C. ornatus (Shelligs) · C. rathbunae (Sharptooth Swimming Crab) · C. sapidus (Blue Crab) · C. similis (Lesser Blue Crab)

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Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal March 06, 2008:


Last Revised: 2014-05-08