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Callinectes
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Callinectes sapidus
Scientific classification
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Class:
Malacostraca
Order:
Decapoda
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Family:
Portunidae
Genus:
Callinectes

Stimpson, 1860

Callinectes (Blue crabs) is a genus of crabs. Sixteen species are in this genus. These species include the Atlantic blue crab, C. sapidus:

  • Callinectes affinis Fausto, 1980
  • Callinectes amnicola (Rochebrune, 1883)
  • Callinectes arcuatus Ordway, 1863
  • Callinectes bellicosus Stimpson, 1859
  • Callinectes bocourti A. Milne-Edwards, 1879
  • Callinectes danae Smith, 1869
  • Callinectes diacanthus
  • Callinectes exasperatus (Gerstaecker, 1856)
  • Callinectes gladiator Benedict, 1893
  • Callinectes marginatus (A. Milne-Edwards, 1861)
  • Callinectes ornatus Ordway, 1863
  • Callinectes pallidus (Rochebrune, 1883)
  • Callinectes rathbunae Contreras, 1930
  • Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896
  • Callinectes similis Williams, 1966
  • Callinectes toxotes Ordway, 1863
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