BIOTIC Species Information for Cancer pagurus
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Researched byKen Neal & Emily Wilson Data supplied byMarLIN
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Taxonomy
Scientific nameCancer pagurus Common nameEdible crab
MCS CodeS1566 Recent SynonymsNone

PhylumCrustacea Subphylum
Superclass ClassEumalacostraca
SubclassEucarida OrderDecapoda
SuborderPleocyemata FamilyCancridae
GenusCancer Speciespagurus
Subspecies   

Additional InformationAlso known as the brown crab.
Taxonomy References Howson & Picton, 1997, Anosov, 2000.,
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