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Callinectes exasperatus
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Callinectes exasperatus
Scientific classification
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Class:
Malacostraca
Order:
Decapoda
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Family:
Portunidae
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Species:
C. exasperatus
Binomial name
Callinectes exasperatus
(Gerstaecker, 1856)

Callinectes exasperatus (common name: rugose swimming crab) is a species of swimming crab. They can be found in the western Atlantic Ocean. This species of crab mainly only eats carrion (dead bodies of other animals). This species is not commercially fished.

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