Metacarcinus

Alternate names: Cancer

Author: A. Milne-Edwards, 1862

Description

Size: To 23 cm, but usually less than 19 cm.



Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Pribilof Islands to Santa Barbara, California.



Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Mary Wicksten, Professor, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Jensen, G.C. (1995). Pacific Coast Crabs and Shrimps. Sea Challengers, Monterey, CA. 87 pp.

Citation: Metacarcinus (A. Milne-Edwards, 1862) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Metacarcinus. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2019-06-24.
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