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Callinectes sapidus  Rathbun, 1896
Taxonomic Serial No.: 98696

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Callinectes diacanthus (Latreille, 1825)
 
    Callinectes sapidus acutidens Rathbun, 1896
 
  Common Name(s): Crabe bleu [French]
 
    Cangrejo azul [Spanish]
 
    Siri-azulão [Portuguese]
 
    Siri de rio [Portuguese]
 
    blue crab [English]
 
    bluepoint [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumCrustacea Brünnich, 1772 – crustacés, crustáceo, crustaceans  
                   ClassMalacostraca Latreille, 1802  
                      SubclassEumalacostraca Grobben, 1892  
                         SuperorderEucarida Calman, 1904 – camarão, caranguejo, ermitão, lagosta, siri  
                            OrderDecapoda Latreille, 1802 – crabs, crayfishes, lobsters, prawns, shrimp, crabes, crevettes, écrevisses, homards  
                               SuborderPleocyemata Burkenroad, 1963  
                                  InfraorderBrachyura Latreille, 1802 – short-tailed crabs, true crabs  
                                     SuperfamilyPortunoidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                                        FamilyPortunidae Rafinesque, 1815 – swimming crabs  
                                           GenusCallinectes Stimpson, 1860  
                                              SpeciesCallinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896 – Crabe bleu, Cangrejo azul, Siri-azulão, Siri de rio, blue crab, bluepoint  
       

 References
       
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  Source: FAO AFSIS species list, 27-Oct-2022, database (version 27-Oct-22)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Information System (ASFIS) list of species for fishery statistics purposes. Available at https://www.fao.org/fishery/collection/asfis/en   
  Reference for: Callinectes sapidus, Crabe bleu [French], Cangrejo azul [Spanish]   
       
  Source: FAO AFSIS species list, 27-Oct-2022, database (version 27-Oct-22)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Information System (ASFIS) list of species for fishery statistics purposes. Available at https://www.fao.org/fishery/collection/asfis/en   
  Reference for: blue crab[English], Crabe bleu [French], Cangrejo azul [Spanish]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Callinectes sapidus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Fausto-Filho, José  
  Publication Date: 1980   
  Article/Chapter Title: Callinectes affinis a new species of crab from Brazil (Decapoda, Portunidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Crustaceana, vol. 39, no. 1   
  Page(s): 33-38   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0011-216X   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Callinectes sapidus, Siri de rio [Portuguese], Siri-azulão [Portuguese]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McLaughlin, P. A., D. K. Camp, M. V. Angel, E. L. Bousfield, P. Brunel, R. C. Brusca, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Crustaceans   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 31   
  Page(s): 545   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-64-6, 0097-0638  
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  Reference for: Callinectes sapidus, blue crab [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nizinski, Martha S.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Annotated checklist of decapod crustaceans of Atlantic coastal and continental shelf waters of the United States   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, vol. 116, no. 1   
  Page(s): 96-157   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0006-324X   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Callinectes sapidus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rathbun, Mary J.  
  Publication Date: 1896   
  Article/Chapter Title: The genus Callinectes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the United States National Museum, vol. 18, no. 1070   
  Page(s): 349-375   
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  Notes: doi: 10.5479/si.00963801.18-1070.349   
  Reference for: original description   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Williams, Austin B., Lawrence G. Abele, D. L. Felder, H. H. Hobbs, Jr., R. B. Manning, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Decapod Crustaceans   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 17   
  Page(s): 77   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-49-0, 0097-0638  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Callinectes sapidus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: East Pacific  
    Eastern Atlantic Ocean  
    Indo-West Pacific  
    Western Atlantic Ocean  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Caribbean Territories, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: McLaughlin et al. (2005) Occurrence values: A  
 

 

   

 
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