striped shore crab

noun

Definition of striped shore crab

: a very common Pacific shore crab (Pachygrapsus crassipes) with a squarish carapace transversely striped usually with purple and the chelae reticulated with purple

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“Striped shore crab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/striped%20shore%20crab. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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