mussel crab


: a small American commensal crab (Pinnotheres maculatus) sometimes found in the mantle cavity of the mussel and other bivalves
: any of various crabs of the family Pinnotheridae compare oyster crab

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“Mussel crab.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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