mud crab
mud-crab mud"-crab`, mud crab mud" crab`, n. A crab of the genus {Panop[oe]us} (also written {Panopeus}). [PJC]

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  • Mud crab — may refer to any crab that lives in or near mud, such as: Scylla serrata, also called mangrove crab and black crab. Scylla tranquebarica, another variety of the mangrove crab. Scylla paramamosain Members of the family Panopeidae, such as the… …   Wikipedia

  • mud-crab — mud crab mud crab , n. A crab of the genus {Panop[oe]us} (also written {Panopeus}). [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mud crab — Mud Mud (m[u^]d), n. [Akin to LG. mudde, D. modder, G. moder mold, OSw. modd mud, Sw. modder mother, Dan. mudder mud. Cf. {Mother} a scum on liquors.] Earth and water mixed so as to be soft and adhesive. [1913 Webster] {Mud bass} (Zo[ o]l.), a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mud crab — /ˈmʌd kræb/ (say mud krab) noun a large edible crab, Scylla serrata, inhabiting mangrove regions of the coastline of northern WA, NT, Qld and NSW. Also, mudcrab; Colloquial, muddie …   Australian English dictionary

  • mud crab — noun 1. : any of numerous marine crabs (family Xanthidae) dwelling on muddy bottoms; especially : one of a widely distributed genus (Panopeus) found along both coasts of No. and So. America and near western Africa 2. : yellow shore crab …   Useful english dictionary

  • mud crab — noun Any of various crabs that live in or near mud …   Wiktionary

  • Tunnelling mud crab — Taxobox name = Tunnelling mud crab regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Crustacea classis = Malacostraca ordo = Decapoda subordo = Pleocyemata infraordo = Brachyura familia = Varunidae genus = Austrohelice species = A. crassa… …   Wikipedia

  • White-tipped mud crab — Taxobox name = White tipped mud crab regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Crustacea classis = Malacostraca ordo = Decapoda subordo = Pleocyemata infraordo = Brachyura superfamilia = Xanthoidea familia = Panopeidae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • Stalk-eyed mud crab — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Subphylum: C …   Wikipedia

  • Mud — (m[u^]d), n. [Akin to LG. mudde, D. modder, G. moder mold, OSw. modd mud, Sw. modder mother, Dan. mudder mud. Cf. {Mother} a scum on liquors.] Earth and water mixed so as to be soft and adhesive. [1913 Webster] {Mud bass} (Zo[ o]l.), a fresh… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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