Definición de porcelain crab en inglés:

porcelain crab

Saltos de línea: por¦cel|ain crab

sustantivo

A marine crablike crustacean with long antennae, related to the hermit crabs.
  • Porcellana and other genera, superfamily Galatheoidea
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A purple shore crab captures a porcelain crab by firmly grasping its cheliped.
  • Each encounter involved a single porcelain crab placed in a bucket with a single larger predatory crab, recorded by a video camera positioned on a tripod directly above the bucket.
  • Here, I summarize work on the physiological tolerance limits of rocky intertidal zone porcelain crab species of the genus Petrolisthes to emersion - related heat stress.

Origen

mid 19th century: so named because of its smooth and polished shell.

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