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crabs
1. See CRUSTACEA; DECAPODA; CANCRIDAE.

2. (hermit crabs) See PAGURIDAE.

3. (land crabs) See GECARCINIDAE.

4. (mud crabs) See XANTHIDAE.

5. (spider crabs) See MAJIDAE.

6. (stone crab, Menippe mercenaria) See XANTHIDAE.

7. (swimming crabs) See PORTUNIDAE.

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crabs

crabs See MALACOSTRACA.

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