Carcinus maenas

Known as: Crab, European Shore, Shore Crab, Common, Shore Crab, European 
Species in the genus Carcinus, family Portunidae, order BRACHYURA. Native of Europe, this voracious predator has invaded other continents affecting… (More)
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2014
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2014
Microplastics, plastics particles <5 mm in length, are a widespread pollutant of the marine environment. Oral ingestion of… (More)
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
This study investigated the trophic transfer of microplastic from mussels to crabs. Mussels (Mytilus edulis) were exposed to 0.5… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The European green crab, Carcinus maenas, has a native distribution that extends from Norway to Mauritania. It has attracted… (More)
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2003
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2003
Aim This paper evaluates global collection records, evidence of anthropogenic transport methods, and experimental and… (More)
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2000
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2000
To investigate the role of certain neurohormones in agonistic behaviour, fights were staged between pairs of size-matched male… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Molting or ecdysis is the most fundamentally important process in arthropod life history, because shedding of the exoskeleton is… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Relative body size (carapace width) and weapon size (chela length) were used as indicators of resource holding potential (RHP) in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
This study examines the phagocytic hyaline cells of the shore crab, Carcinus maenas, for a respiratory burst in vitro. Following… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
An unusual crustacean cardioactive peptide (CCAP) from the pericardial organs of the shore crab Carcinus maenas has been purified… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
Three morphologically distinct populations of haemocytes; the granular, semigranular and hyaline cells; were isolated from the… (More)
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