A large crab found off the west coast of North America, where it is popular as food.
- Cancer magister, family Cancridae.
- These findings are backed up by our work on behavioral responses and feeding behavior of Dungeness crabs in low salinity.
- The most thoroughly studied system is the ontogeny of hemocyanin structure and function in Cancer magister, the Dungeness crab.
- The section contains details of law violations ranging from possession of undersized Dungeness crabs to driving under the influence.
Mid 20th century: from Dungeness, the name of a fishing village on the coast of Washington.
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Syllabification: Dun·ge·ness crab
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