BIOTIC Species Information for Carcinus maenas
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Taxonomy
Scientific nameCarcinus maenas Common nameCommon shore crab
MCS CodeS1594 Recent SynonymsNone

PhylumCrustacea Subphylum
Superclass ClassEumalacostraca
SubclassEucarida OrderDecapoda
SuborderPleocyemata FamilyCancridae
GenusCarcinus Speciesmaenas
Subspecies   

Additional InformationNo text entered
Taxonomy References Hayward et al., 1996, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Fish & Fish, 1996, Howson & Picton, 1997,
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