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Spider crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura: Majidae) from the International Indian Ocean Expedition, 1963-1964

D. J. G. Griffin

Spider crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura: Majidae) from the International Indian Ocean Expedition, 1963-1964

by D. J. G. Griffin

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indian Ocean.
    • Subjects:
    • Spider crabs.,
    • Crustacea -- Indian Ocean.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 31-35.

      Statementby D. J. G. Griffin.
      SeriesSmithsonian contributions to zoology, no. 182, Smithsonian contributions to zoology ;, no. 182.
      ContributionsInternational Indian Ocean Expedition (1960-1965)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL1 .S54 no. 182, QL444.M33 .S54 no. 182
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 35 p.
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5046126M
      LC Control Number74006395

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      Spider baits tend not to fish as well beyond the optimum summer season, but I know boat anglers who keep some in the freezer for winter codding. As a rule, spider crabs are considerably larger than average common shore crabs: between two and four decent baits from the body alone is the norm. Crab spider bites are not dangerous and can be treated easily. Most crab spider bites exhibit no symptoms, but if they do there are some simple steps to take to reduce discomfort. To help with pain and swelling, apply an ice pack and avoid abrupt movements. Elevate the bite if it is on an arm or leg. The Crab spider is a harmless spider that.


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