(also Chinese mitten crab)
An olive-green Asian crab with hairy pincers that has been introduced into Europe, where it lives in fresh water and estuaries and can become a pest.
- Eriocheir sinensis, family Grapsidae
Oraciones de ejemplo
- In Asia the mitten crab is considered a delicacy.
- The mitten crab was first recorded in the River Aller near Weser in Germany, but has since spread throughout northern Europe as well as North America.
- As we wandered around the first section of the aquarium, peering into tanks and adoring the cuddly-looking mitten crab, we discovered a tank that seemed to have nothing in it.
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Saltos de línea: mit¦ten crab
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