Posts Tagged Crabs

Opening day for crabs in 2010

I get a lot of nice posts on Pier Fishing In California [pierfishing.com] but few start off with a bevy of really good pictures like this one. Crab Season of 2010 — mixbreed To: Pier Fishing In California Message Board, From: mixbreed, Date: November 6, 2010 Went out today for the opener of the crab [...]

California Crabs —

Subphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)  — Order Decapoda Crabs — Family Cancridae (Cancer Crabs) Genus Cancer ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Dungeness Crab •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A Dungeness from the Pacifica Pier Species: Cancer magister (Dana, 1852). Some scientists, based on the shapes of the teeth of the carapace, have called for a new genus name Metacarcinus which would mean a scientific name of [...]