Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Callinectes bellicosus
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 4
Species With Barcodes: 1
Barcode data: Callinectes bellicosus
There are 2 barcode sequences available from BOLD and GenBank. Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species. See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen and other sequences.
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Callinectes bellicosus is a species of swimming crab in the genus Callinectes. They are native to warm waters and shorelines in Mexico. They are prepared and eaten in the same manner as blue crabs.
- "Callinectes bellicosus (Stimpson, 1859)". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=98702. Retrieved February 21, 2011.
- E. Pfeiler, L. A. Hurtado, L. L. Knowles, J. Torre-Cosío, L. Bourillón-Moreno, J. F. Márquez-Farías and G. Montemayor-López. "Population genetics of the swimming crab Callinectes bellicosus (Brachyura: Portunidae) from the eastern Pacific Ocean". Marine Biology 146 (3): 559–569. doi:10.1007/s00227-004-1463-y.
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