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Portunus pelagicus

(Blue Swimming Crab)

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Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Blue Swimming Crab

Taxonomy

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Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

Last scrutiny: 24-Jun-1996

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Portunus

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 14 species and subspecies in this genus:

P. anceps (Delicate Swimming Crab) · P. binoculus (Redspot Swimming Crab) · P. depressifrons (Flatface Swimming Crab) · P. gibbesii (Iridescent Swimming Crab) · P. ordwayi (Redhair Swimming Crab) · P. pelagicus (Blue Swimming Crab) · P. pubescens (Hairy Swimming Crab) · P. sanguinolentus (Three Spot Swimming Crab) · P. sayi (Sargassum Swimming Crab) · P. sebae (Ocellate Swimming Crab) · P. spinicarpus (Longspine Swimming Crab) · P. spinimanus (Blotched Swimming Crab) · P. tuberculosus (Blood-Spot Swimming Crab) · P. xantusii (Xantus Swimming Crab)

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Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal February 29, 2008:

Identifiers

Last Revised: 2014-05-08