Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.

English

Name Sources Status
American blue crab World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Arca noae Hans-Martin Braun Trusted
Atlantic Blue Crab Hans-Martin Braun Trusted
blue crab Anna Weitzman, Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), NCBI Taxonomy, NatureServe resource, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
bluepoint Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted
Chesapeake Blue Crab Hans-Martin Braun Trusted
hardshell crab World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
hardshell or softshell crab World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
softshell crab World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Catalan

Name Sources Status
Cranc blau Eduard Solà Trusted

Danish

Name Sources Status
Blå svømmekrabbe World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Blåkrabbe uBio Unknown

Dutch

Name Sources Status
blauwe krab World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Blauwe zwemkrab World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Finnish

Name Sources Status
Sinitaskurapu Kari Pihlaviita Trusted

French

Name Sources Status
Crabe bleu World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

German

Name Sources Status
Blaue Krabbe Hans-Martin Braun Trusted
Blaue Schwimmkrabbe World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Blaukrabbe World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Greek

Name Sources Status
Γαλαζοκάβουρας World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Italian

Name Sources Status
Callinectes sapidus Unknown Trusted
Granchio blu World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Granchio nuotatore uBio Unknown
Granchio reale World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Portuguese

Name Sources Status
Navalheira azul uBio Unknown
Siri-azul Unknown, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
siri-tinga World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Spanish

Name Sources Status
cangrejo azul World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Jaiba World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Jaiba azul uBio Unknown

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